Protein 4% - measured in relation to sprouts consisting of 75% water
SIZE • LOOKS
Alfalfa sprouts have small, bright green leaves, which
are really pretty seen up close. The sprouts have a white
stem and root. The root is single, long and slender.
They do not grow root hair as Radishes and Broccoli. Alfalfa roots are single, white and slender.
Alfalfa sprouts are quite fragile, so they should be
rinsed gently. On the other hand sprouts grown of
quality seeds are quite hardy, and they can last up to
8 days after they have formed leaves.
If your alfalfa sprouts are yellowish / white in the leaves,
they should be placed in a lighter place. They form
chlorophyll in their small leaves during a day or so.
RECIPES WITH ALFALFA SPROUTS
I use Alfalfa sprouts in my food 2-3 times a week. Why? Because they are easy to mix with all types of salad, vegetables and fruits. Therefore everything from my salads, smoothies and wraps a generous handful of sprouts.
You will soon discover that a teaspoon of seeds will give you a big handful of sprouts. If you have been 'swamped' by them, they keep well in the fridge for up to 7 days.