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A list of sprouting seeds to consume

 
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I know you can sprout just about any seed and eat it as long as the plant isn't poisonous.  Take a look at this list and let me know if you have other suggestions for seeds you can sprout in a jar.


Alfalfa
Almonds
Barley
Basil
Beats
buckwheat
celery
chard
chia
chickpea
cilantro
clover
coriander
corn
dandelion
dill
fenugreek
fennel
Kidney beans
lentils
lettuce
millet
mung beans
onion
parsley
peanut
pumpkin
radish
rye
sesame
soybean
spinach
squash
sunflower
wheat
Wild rice
peas
broccoli
cabbage
mustard
kale

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There is a lot of threads on permies about sprouts, the last one that was about types of seeds that make sprouts was this one:

https://permies.com/t/107901/sprouts-microgreens-edible
 
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I've always heard you should cook kidney bean sprouts cause they have a toxin in them that some people can be quite sensitive to.

There's a packaged Indian snack food I buy occasionally that has sprouted cucumber seeds in it.
 
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Jan White wrote:I've always heard you should cook kidney bean sprouts cause they have a toxin in them that some people can be quite sensitive to.

There's a packaged Indian snack food I buy occasionally that has sprouted cucumber seeds in it.



Thanks, I think you are correct.  some kind of anti-nutrient.  The cucumber seeds sound good.
 
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Devin Lavign wrote:There is a lot of threads on permies about sprouts, the last one that was about types of seeds that make sprouts was this one:

https://permies.com/t/107901/sprouts-microgreens-edible




Thanks, I will check them out.
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