Starwest Mung Beans


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$6.49

Description

Organic Mung Bean Sprouting Seeds

Our Organic Mung Bean Sprouting Seeds (Vigna radiata) are grown in accordance with the National Organic Program and Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International (QAI). Mung Bean is a fast growing plant and if you were to examine it after only a week’s time, you would already notice the green leaves starting. Even at this early stage, Mung Bean sprouts provide the full flavor of the fully grown adult vegetables. They have a vaguely sweet flavor, and are a famous juicy, crispy Asian specialty and especially good in stir-fry recipes and salads.

Starwest Certified Organic and Kosher Certified Sprouting Seeds provide a fresh, natural way to supplement one’s diet, and are an easy and convenient way to get the nutrients one’s body needs. Any of our flavorful Sprouting Seeds can be used in a variety of recipes, including stir-fry, salads, sandwiches and soups.

 

Reasons to grow your own sprouts

  • Nutrition: Sprouts are baby vegetables in their prime. They contain nutrients including proteins, vitamins and minerals, and enzymes. Contains more protein than lettuce and spinach. Mung Beans are a good source of protein, fiber, antioxidants, phytonutrients, manganese, potassium, magnesium, folate, copper, zinc and various B vitamins. They are also a very filling food, containing protein, resistant starch, and dietary fiber.
  • Freshness: Eaten when picked. No loss of nutrients sitting on the produce shelf. Great fresh, flavors!
  • Variety: You can grow more varieties of salad greens than are available in the supermarket .Your salads will come alive with flavor!
  • Digestibility: As baby plants, their delicate cell walls easily release elemental nutrients. Abundant enzymes make them easier to digest.
  • Space & Time: It’s Easy! Just add water! No soil. No bugs. No green thumb required. No special lights. One pound grows in only 9 inches of space.
  • Economics: Seeds can multiply many times their weight and you can save money by growing your own rather than buying the grown sprouts. Instead of 1 head of lettuce, you get 1,000's of micro-lettuce leaves. You can have a delicious 100% Organic Salad 52 weeks a year for only pennies per pound!

 

See our Sprouting Accessories to help you grow your own sprouts!

Directions: Grow Mung Bean sprouts in the dark - light causes bitterness.

Soak for 4 to 8 hours – Place 3 - 5 tbsp of seeds in a wide mouth jar. Cover with screen and secure with a rubber band. Add water, swirl, and drain. Add 1 cup warm water and soak for 4 - 8 hrs. Drain.

Rinse 2 to 4 times a day – Refill jar with cool water, swirl, and drain. Invert jar and prop at an angle in a bowl or sink. Mung Bean sprouts do best with lots of rinsing - 3 - 4 times a day if possible.

Enjoy! Ready to eat in 2 to 5 days – To keep fresh, refrigerate well drained sprouts. Sprouts store best when fairly dry- do not store immediately after rinsing.

 

Packaging: The 4 oz size is packaged in a convenient stand-up pouch with a re-sealable zipper closure, and the 1 lb size is packaged in a polyfoil bag with a re-sealable zipper closure, protecting the contents from light exposure and moisture

1/2 cup (approximately 3.69 oz) of dry seeds yields 2.5 cups of sprouts.

 

Storage: If you'd like to extend the germination life of your seeds, store them in the fridge. If you store your seeds in the freezer in a sealed freezer bag, they'll last even longer!

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