Here’s a list of my favorite sprouts. . .

What they taste like. . .

What they look like. . .

How to grow them. . .

And how many days they take to grow.

KEY:
VERTICAL: Describes any type of sprouts that allows the sprouts to grow straight up, just like plants grow in an outdoor garden.

BAG: Describes one of my favorite methods of growing sprouts – with a sprout bag. If you don’t have one of these fabric bags, you can substitute with a jar. But jar sprouting it not as good because it does not breathe or drain perfectly and that causes problems.

DAYS: Describes how many days it takes for the sprouts to be ready for harvest. It can vary up or down a day depending on temperature and season.

SUNFLOWER:
Large 6-7″ tall, hardy green leaf. Rich flavor. Vertical, Days=8.
BROCCOLI:
Rich broccoli flavor, small green leaf. Salads. Vertical or sprout bag, Days=6.
FRENCH ONION:
Absolutely delicious. Baby onion greens. A must. Vertical or bag, Days=14.
GARLIC CHIVES:
The best way to eat garlic. Vertical or bag, Days=14.
JUMBO ALFALFA:
Hearty Mild, leafy green for salads or juice. Vertical, Days 7
RED CLOVER:
Spicier cousin of alfalfa. Vertical, Days=7.
CRIMSON CLOVER:
Spicier cousin of alfalfa with jumbo leaves. Vertical, Days=7.
CHINA ROSE RADISH:
Hot, spicy and colorful. Delicious in salads. Vertical, Days=6.
CHINESE CABBAGE:
Rich cabbage flavor, small green leaf. Salad. Vertical, Days=5.
FENUGREEK:
Healthful bitter salad herb. 4″ long stalk and big leaf. Vertical, Days=9.
BUCKWHEAT LETTUCE:
Long 4-5″ stalk, big succulent leaf, salad. Vertical, Days=11.
SHELLED SUNFLOWER:
Nutty and tart. Great for snack or salad. Bag, Days=2. Refrigerate thereafter.
GARBANZO:
Great for dips like hummus, cooked vegetable or soups. Bag, Days=5.
SWEET GREEN PEA:
Fresh garden peas. Cooked vegetable or soups. Bag, Days=5.
MUNG BEAN:
Chinese saute dishes or add to salads. Bag, Days=5.
ADZUKI BEAN:
Cousin of mung with flavor. Salads, cook, saute. Bag, Days=5.
RED PEA LETTUCE:
American grown cousin of Adzuki bean. Grows into a 10 inch tall shoot with
large leaf. Mild. Vertical, Days=9.
BABY GREEN LENTIL:
Popular addition to salads, marinate, soups or sautes. Bag, Days=5.
RED SPROUT PEANUT:
Superb dry roasted snack. Easier to digest. Use raw valencia peanuts. Must roast to eat. Bag, Days=10.
HARD RED WHEAT:
Make sprout breads and crackers. Bag, Days=2. Great for Wheatgrass when grown in soil.
WHEATGRASS:
Wheatgrass and Kamut grass. 8-10 days. Soil or Vertical. Use for Juice therapy.
BARLEY GRASS:
Bigger than wheatgrass, more protein & chlorophyll. Soil or Vertical. Days=12.
KAMUT EGYPTIAN WHEAT:
Best sprout bread. Highest protein. (see grass) Bag, Days=2.
SOFT WHITE WHEAT:
Sprout cookies, crackers, cereal, snacks, rejuvelac. Bag, Days=2.
SPELT-WHEAT ALTERNATIVE:
Sprout cookies, crackers, cereal, snacks, rejuvelac. Bag, Days=2.
RYE:
Delicious sprout bread recipes. Less sweet than wheat. Bag, Days=2.
BROWN MUSTARD:
Hot! Small dark green leaf. Spice. Bag or Vertical, Days=5.
QUINOA:
A crunchy, tiny grain sprout for salad or breads. Bag, Days=2-3.