Bulk Seeds & Beans, Sprouting
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Sprouting Jar Method for Growing Sprouts
Soak 8 hours then rinse, twice a day rinse and drain for ___ days.
Alfalfa Seeds 3-5 days Almonds 1 day maximum Chick Pea / Garbanzo alfalfa sprouts are the most 2 days maximum common sprouting seed. Almonds and Garbanzo's may not sprout all the time. Use anyway without the sprout.
Eat the whole sprout. In salads, soups, baking or plain.
Sprouting mung beans make the most common sprouts, mung bean sprouts.
Mung Beans 2-3 days Green Lentils 2-3 days Green Whole Peas 2-3 days Yellow Whole Peas 2-3 days Hard Wheat 2 days Soft Wheat 2 days
Sesame & Sunflower soak for only 2 hours, sprout 24 hours maximum.
Natural Sesame Black Sesame Sunflower Khorasan Wheat 3 days Buckwheat Grouts 1 cup in quart jar , soak 15 minutes and drain
Flavorful Sprouting Seeds
Soak for 10 minutes then rinse and drain repeat 6 times for 1 hour,
Every 12 hours rinse and drain about 1 day until sprout is length of seed )
Add small amount to other sprouting seeds for more flavor. Or use sprouts sparingly in dishes.
Anise Seed 2 days Caraway 2 days Dill 2 days
Fennel 2 days Fenugreek Seed 2-5 days Mustard Seed 2-4 days
Plate Sprouting Seeds
To sprout place one layer on bottom of plate.
Mist 3 times a day for 24 hours maximum. Eat the whole sprout.
Brown Flax Seeds Golden Flax Seeds Quinoa
Becomes bitter with longer sprout times.
Tray Sprouting Seeds
For grass or strait upright sprouts.
With the tray method the seed is not eaten.
Fill tray 1 inch deep with perlite (Do not eat). Sprinkle seed upon the perlite.
Buckwheat 5 days Coriander 5 days - In Shell Sunflower 7-8 days - Makes fresh cilantro. Needs lots of water. Hard Wheat Berries 7 days Soft Wheat Berries 7 days
Spray 3 times a day with water. Grow for ___ Days. Cut sprouts for salads, etc.
Seed Sprouting Tips
Germination declines with time.
When seeds no longer sprout they can still be prepared in other ways.
The longer sprouts grow the more flavor they have.
Sprouts grow bitter as green chlorophyll develops.
Add to salads, decorate dinner plates, garnish buffet bars, and use in soups.
Alfalfa seeds make the most delicious sprouts. A few seeds go a long way.
Mung Bean Sprouts are typically found in Chow Mein Chinese Foods.
Growing is like a work of art, it doesn't always result in perfection.