truRoots Organic Sprouted Mung Beans
DISCOUNTED ITEM: Best by Date October 27, '15
truRoots brings life to the finest mung beans, sprouting them slightly, and preserving that moment of peak nutrition using modern, natural, solar drying techniques. This shelf-stable mung bean sprout translates thousands of years of Asian kitchen wisdom into a convenient everyday nutrition-packed product. Best of all—their rich creamy texture and delightfully fresh and nutty-sweet taste!
Originally cultivated in India, the humble mung bean migrated across Asia to China leaving its footprint throughout the continent. For centuries, Asian and Indian cultures have incorporated mung bean sprouts in meals for more than just wonderful taste, but for their healthful benefits as well. Chinese medicine hails them for their therapeutic uses. In the ancient Indian nutritional system, Ayurveda, they are cherished as sattvic - a special food that balances all three doshas, or bodily elements.
Controlled research has shown that sprouting makes the beans easier to digest, increases nutrients such as vitamin C and B vitamins, and makes protein more available for the body to use. truRoots low temperature dehydration technique preserves and protects nutrients and micronutrients, even in truRoots easy-to-use off-the-shelf packaged form.
These sprouted mung beans are easy to prepare: Add them to boiling water and cook for as little as 5 minutes. Or try them as a raw food by soaking in hot water for about 45 minutes. These tiny fresh-tasting seeds have gentle, green delicate flavor suitable for a vast variety of dishes.
- Sprinkle over salads
- Stir into vegetable soups and stews
- Purée with broth to make a creamy soup
- Cook into a pilaf with rice and spices
- Puree with olive oil and lemon for a creamy spread or dip
- Use to replace nuts in pesto
- Try in Indian recipes instead of chickpeas
- Cook with onion and spices and use as a filling for a turnover pastry
- Toss with herbs and a light salad dressing
- Fry in hot oil for a crunchy snack
- Mash, season, and shape into a patty, and fry
- Sprout them for a fresh crisp addition to sandwiches and salads
Gluten Free. Kosher. Fair Trade.
Ingredients: 100% Organic Mung Beans
truRoots grew out of our passion for discovering the wisdom and traditions of farmers the world over. We believe that a real connection between farmers and what comes to our tables is important, and travel the world to keep these connections strong.
truRoots has grown from this vision into a global network of farms, communities and cultures. It is the aim of all truRoots endeavors to make these connections and share not only these traditions and timeless practices, but the results-- good, wholesome foods.