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    Sprouted Mung Bean Salad (Moong Salaad)

    Sprouted Mung Bean Salad (Moong Salaad). Photo by Sandi (From CA)

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    12 mins

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    Sandi (From CA)'s Note:

    This is a variation of one of my favorite salads and is SO incredibly healthy that I get to feel superior when I eat it. ;o) You can use a variety of sprouts; my favorites are mung beans and lentils. The spiciness can be adjusted by altering the chili/jalapeno amount. Some versions of this salad call for cooking the sprouts in a little water for 2 minutes, but I always use them raw - love the crunch! Time doesn't include sprouting your beans/lentils.

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    1. 1
      Mix the chili, onion, tomato, lemon juice, sugar (if using), salt and pepper together in a large bowl.
    2. 2
      Add the sprouts to the chili mixture, gently combine, then fold in the cilantro.
    3. 3
      Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until required. Serve chilled.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 01, 2012


      I came across this incredibly HEALTHY salad while looking for something to use my freshly sprouted mung beans in. Nice sharp flavors together balance the earthy taste of the sprouts. I altered it slightly by using lime juice and added chopped ginger (cuz I love it). Also I didn't have cilantro but used flat leaf parsley instead, mainly for color. I think cilantro would have been better. Recommend to check for 'unspouted beans' when making this, as they are an occaisonal unpleasant crunch.

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    • on August 09, 2010


      This is a very good, refreshing, light salad. I used a Hungarian wax pepper 'cause that's what I had, and added a dash of cayenne flakes to add heat. I might leave out the tomato next time. It did not seem to fit the "theme" of the salad, though it was still good with it.
      You're right, Sandi, I did feel "superior" at eating something so healthy and fresh for dinner! This is true "Your body is a temple" food.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sprouted Mung Bean Salad (Moong Salaad)

    Serving Size: 1 (564 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 43.4
    Calories from Fat 2
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 298.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 9.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    Sugars 5.5 g
    Protein 3.0 g

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