Sunflower Greens Sprouts
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This item was last sold on : 02/18/17
Sunflower green sprouts consist of long white to yellow shoots, slightly thinner than that of a bean sprout, capped with two petite bright green leaves. Sunflower green sprouts offer a refreshing crunch and a slightly nutty flavor with nuances of lemon and almond.
Sunflower green sprouts are available year-round.
Sunflower green sprouts are the young seedling of the sunflower or Helianthus Annuus. Sunflower green sprouts are unique in the sprout world as they cannot be sprouted in water alone and require soil to grow.
Sunflower green sprouts provide a significant amount of vitamin b, vitamin E and zinc. They also contain chlorophyll, potassium and magnesium. Sunflower green sprouts offer all the amino acids needed to from a complete plant protein and have upwards of twenty to twenty-five percent protein.
Sunflower green sprouts are perfect for adding flavor and crunch to a variety of different preparations. Add to sandwiches, wraps and quesadillas to add texture and moisture. Use in sushi or salad rolls. Serve atop soups or stir-fried noodles. Add to green, grain and stacked salads. Puree into fresh juices and smoothies for a nutritional boost.
In Ayurvedic medicine sunflower green sprouts are believed to aid in lung health and are used as an expectorant to aid in the prevention of respiratory infections.
The sunflower is native to North America and Mexico, dating back to 3000 BC. Sunflower seeds are typically sprouted by soaking the seeds in shallow dishes of soil and water for seven to ten days.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|California Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-543-0790|
|Leap Coffee||Carlsbad CA||760-448-6167|
Recipes that include Sunflower Greens Sprouts. One is easiest, three is harder.
|The Clean Dish||Kiwi Sunflower Sprout Juice|
|Perfect Morsel||Seduced by Sunflower Sprouts in a Spring Salad|
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