Clover Sprouts

Clover Sprouts in a Bowl

Clover Sprouts - the "Clever" Clover

The clover sprout is similar to alfalfa, with a touch of sweetness.

It seamlessly blends into various dishes. Hidden in smoothies or dips, its presence may go unnoticed, but your body will reap the benefits!

Profile: mild-sweet.

How Do I Eat It?

A great alternative to lettuce, clover sprouts are best enjoyed raw to preserve their nutritional properties.

They suit any meal and please any palate, including the pickiest eaters, thanks to their mild-sweet taste. Sneak them into smoothies, dips, or sauces, or toss them into your salads, sandwiches, or wraps.

They can also complement warm dishes like stir-fries or soups; just add them at the very end!

Quick Recipe?

Basil & Sprout Pesto

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup clover sprouts
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast or 4 tbsp parmesan
  • Coarse salt

Blend all the ingredients together. Serve on vegetables, pasta and more!

How Do I Grow It?

Clover sprouts are probably the easiest to grow—similar to alfalfa sprouts, with a much simpler dehulling process!

  • Use 2 tbsp of seeds
  • Soak for 4-8 hours
  • Rinse twice a day
  • Harvest in 5 days

How Good is it for Me?

Clover sprouts are loaded with vitamins A, B3, K, and C, along with essential minerals like iron, calcium, potassium, copper, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, and manganese. These nutrients support bone, muscle, heart, and brain health.

Clover sprouts may help prevent cancer, fight anemia, detoxify the body, prevent osteoporosis, and contribute to overall feminine health.

They are also beneficial for skin health and weight loss!

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