Petite® Citrus Mix™
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This item was last sold on : 09/25/21
The Petite® Citrus Mix™ is a blend of small greens, averaging 5-10 centimeters in length, which vary in shape from flat and round, to oblong, to long and slender with serrated or toothed edges. The smooth leaves also vary in color from a vibrant solid green, green with purple striping, to solid purple. The Petite® Citrus Mix™ is tender and crisp and with a bright and fresh, green, tangy flavor with strong citrus notes.
The Petite® Citrus Mix™ is available year-round.
The Petite® Citrus Mix™ combines the bright and earthy flavors of Petite® Mint Lemon™, Petite® Sorrel, Petite® Tangerine Lace™, Petite® Hearts On Fire™, and Petite® Basil Lemon. The Petite® Citrus Mix™ is a part of a trademarked line of specialty greens grown by Fresh Origins Farm, the leading national producer of both common and unique Petite® Greens, located in San Diego, California. Designed to be slightly larger than microgreens, Petite® Greens are harvested approximately 4-6 weeks after sowing and offer a robust flavor and sturdier texture. The Petite® Citrus Mix™ is a unique blend that is popularly used by chefs to accent culinary dishes, especially poultry and seafood, and adds visual appeal with the unusual shapes and colors of the greens.
The Petite® Citrus Mix™ contains some iron, vitamin C, antioxidants, calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, and magnesium.
The Petite® Citrus Mix™ has a moderately strong citrus quality and substantial texture that is best suited for raw applications in savory dishes. The Petite® Citrus Mix™ can withstand dressings and oils and is best used lightly dressed with a bright olive oil or a sprinkling of salt to enhance flavor. It is commonly used as a highly versatile garnish for appetizers and main course dishes, placed in sandwiches for crispness and freshness or mixed into a green salad. The Petite® Citrus Mix™ pairs well with seafood, poultry, and cheeses. It will keep 7-10 days when stored unwashed, in a sealed container, and in the refrigerator.
The Petite® Citrus Mix™ and other Petite® Green mixes from Fresh Origins Farm are widely used by restaurant chefs to enhance dishes with no additional prep time. The mixes provide chefs with a convenient blend of unusual flavors, textures, and colors that not only add visual appeal but also depth within a dish. In addition to Petite® Green mixes, Fresh Origins Farm has over 125 different Petite® products including Petite® Amaranth Carnival Mix™, Petite® Licorice Mix™, and Petite® Primavera Mix™.
The Petite® Citrus Mix™ was created in the 1990s-2000s by Fresh Origins Farm in San Diego, California. Today it can be found at select partners of Fresh Origins Farm, such as Specialty Produce, and are available across the United States.
Recipes that include Petite® Citrus Mix™. One is easiest, three is harder.
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