How to Sprout Lentils

Total Time
72hrs 5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
72 hrs

These are so easy to make and are so good for you! Lentil sprouts contain Vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, B15, B17, C, K, choline, folic acid, inositol, PABA Minerals: boron, calcium, chlorine, copper, iron, magnesium, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, sulphur, zinc The amounts are loosely given. I love them over salads, but are good snacks on their own. Cook time is sprouting time.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Place lentils in a quart jar and cover with 2 cups water .
  2. Cover the top of the jar with cheesecloth(sometimes I use a clean thin washcloth) and secure with a rubber band.
  3. Let sit in water overnight(12 hours).
  4. The next day drain off water.
  5. Rinse and drain once or twice daily and keep out of sunlight.
  6. On the third day (some people wait till the 4th) you will have sprouts with about a 1/4-1/2" tail on them. They are ready!
  7. Place in glass jar or plastic jar or bag.
  8. They shouldn't be too wet. I use the jar that I used to sprout with.
  9. Keep in fridge.
  10. Use on salads, as a snack, in stir fries, ground up in spreads. When I'm halfway through the jar I start a new one. Enjoy!