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Alfalfa Seeds for Sprouts 250 g

Alfalfa Seeds for Sprouts 250 g

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Alfalfa sprouts are prized for their mild, crunchy flavor, and are commonly used in salads, sandwiches, smoothies, and other dishes. In addition to their pleasant flavor and texture, alfalfa sprouts are known to be an excellent source of nutrients, such as vitamin K, vitamin C, folic acid, calcium, iron and other compounds beneficial to health. They are also low in calories and contain dietary fiber.

Main features:

  1. Texture and flavor: Alfalfa sprouts have a crunchy texture and a mild, slightly sweet flavor. This makes them versatile to add to a variety of dishes, from salads to sandwiches and wraps.
  2. Fast Growing: Alfalfa sprouts can be easily grown at home and are ready to harvest in just a few days after germination of the seeds.
  3. Low calories: They are low in calories, making them a healthy option to add volume and texture to your meals without adding many calories.

Nutritional value (approximately per 100 grams of alfalfa sprouts):

  • Calories: About 23 kcal.
  • Protein: They contain about 2.9 grams of protein, making them a good plant source of protein.
  • Carbohydrates: Contain approximately 2.1 grams of carbohydrates, most of which are dietary fiber.
  • Fat: They are very low in fat, with less than 0.7 grams of fat per 100 grams.
  • Fiber: They provide about 1.9 grams of fiber, making them beneficial for digestion.
  • Vitamins: They are an excellent source of vitamin K and a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A and several B group (such as vitamin B6, folic acid and niacin).
  • Minerals: They contain minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.
  • Antioxidants: Alfalfa sprouts contain antioxidants such as flavonoids and polyphenols that can help protect cells from oxidative damage.

    In addition to their nutritional value, alfalfa sprouts are known for their potential health benefits, including the ability to improve digestion, promote cardiovascular health, and provide bioactive compounds that may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases.



    • Half a liter of water, gauze or a cotton cloth (sky blanket), a rubber band and 15 to 20 grams of seeds. Before starting the production of sprouts , it is important to consider a place that is dark and warm to place the seed. jar, then the seeds are put in a container and washed well, then they are placed inside the jar and water is poured over them until they are covered, then the jar is sealed with gauze and the rubber band and placed for 12 hours in the previously located place.

    • After 12 hours, the seeds must be drained well, then rinsed with warm water. This process is repeated two to three times throughout the day during the first three days and then once a day until the germination process is complete. .

    • Later, the sealed jar without water is placed again in the dark place, but this time horizontally or inclined, ensuring that the grains are arranged along it; It is important to keep the seeds moist and well oxygenated to prevent fungus or mold from growing.

    • From the first day, after placing the inclined jar in the dark place, some sprouts will begin to appear. When these are two to three centimeters long, they must be exposed to indirect light (approximately eight hours) so that their leaves can develop. green, this will promote the increase of vitamin C and improve its flavor.

    • The sprouts can be consumed after the first six days of production, it is recommended to store them in the refrigerator well cured and dry, this will help them stay fresh for longer.

    Enjoy your sprouts.

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