Lentil Sprouts - the "Cozy Up"
The cozy member of the family: the protein-packed Lentil Sprout, easy on the body, perfect for the fall season.
It comes in many varieties: Green, Crimson, French, Black... and can be eaten raw or cooked in soups, stews, or even baked in brownies!
Profile: Mild and creamy.
How Do I Eat It?
Lentil sprouts can be eaten raw as a snack or tossed into soups and salads for a high-quality protein boost.
They handle heat well, making them perfect for use in soups, curries, and stews instead of the 'classic' lentils.
You can also use them in baking, such as bread, cookies, and brownies. Lentil sprouts can be a suitable replacement for beans in any baking recipes that call for them. You'll discover more recipes this way!
Sprouted Lentil Brownies
Inspired by a recipe from lentils.org
• ½ cup sprouted lentils
• ½ cup butter
• ¾ cup cocoa powder
• 2 cups sugar
• ¾ tsp salt
• 3 eggs
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1 cup flour
• 1 cup choc. chips
• 1 cup walnuts
Cook lentils in water for 10-15 min, then drain them. Blend them with 2 tbsp of water until smooth. Aim for a consistency similar to canned pumpkin (add more water if needed).
Melt butter and mix in the lentil puree, cocoa, sugar, and salt. Add the eggs, one at a time. Mix in the vanilla, flour, chocolate chips, and walnuts.
Bake at 350° F for about 22 min.
How Do I Grow It?
Lentil sprouts are incredibly easy to grow and can be ready to eat in just 2-3 days! What more could you ask for?
• Use 1 cup or less
• Soak for 6-12 hours
• Rinse twice a day
• Harvest in 2-3 days
How Good is it for Me?
Let's see... Protein, Fiber, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B-complex, and more.
So, you get the benefits of classic lentils, with the added advantage of higher nutrient levels, and without the inconvenience of post-meal bloating.
Sounds very good to us!
Seed Qty: Up to 1/2 cup
Soak: 6-12 hours
Rinse: 2x per day
Harvest: 1” tail in 2-3 days
Lentil sprouts are a nutritious food that is packed with a variety of health benefits. One of the main benefits of lentil sprouts is that they are high in protein. They are also rich in fiber, which can help support healthy digestion and promote feelings of fullness. Lentil sprouts have a subtle, nutty flavor with a slightly sweet and earthy taste. Lentil sprouts are often eaten raw and can be added to salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Overall, lentil sprouts are a nutritious and versatile food that can be easily incorporated into a variety of meals and snacks, making them a great addition to any diet.