Homemade alfalfa sprouts

| October 15, 2012 | Reply

Alfalfa seeds can be grown easily, requiring no particular effort and the most important, a very little cost! A simplified recipe-procedure, boosting millions of vitamins and nutritional benefits all year long. Make fresh sprouts anytime…

You need:

  • 2 tbsp alfalfa organic seeds 
  • 2 large drinking glasses
  • 2 rubber bands
  • soft nylon tulle

Steps:

Put 1 tablespoon of alfalfa seeds in each glass, lined with nylon tulle into the top opening.

Add water. Leave to soak for 2-4 hours. Drain the water and leave to sprout.

Place the jar out of direct sunlight.

Rinse and drain the seeds twice daily.

The alfalfa sprouts should be ready to eat in about 3-4 days depending on the weather.

Keep them refrigerated in a sealed plastic bag or container for up to one week.

mycookingsecrets thoughts:

Although sprouts provide us with hundreds of nutritional benefits we can’ t skip over the dangers coming out of sprouting. To avoid molds, toxins, even salmonella, keep clean and sanitized all equipment used. Place sprouts in the safest, secured spot, away from direct sunlight.

Throw away cultivated sprouts in case you notice any sign of mold or small insects inside the jar. Try to control moisture level, by draining well the sprouting jar. Following the basic instructions, eliminates or lowers the percentage of generating mold or any other harmful effects.

How do we use, how we eat alfalfa sprouts?

Eat alfalfa sprouts cooked or raw, drizzled with one of your favorite dressings, in sandwiches, in salads, soups, stir-fried, as garnish, etc.

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