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Alfalfa sprouts are grown from the tiny dried beans of the Alfalfa plant. The beans are soaked in water and allowed to sprout over several days. They produce thin white stems that grow to about 5-12 centimeters. Atop the stems are two petite leaves that range in various colors of yellow, brown and light to dark-green depending on light exposure. Alfalfa sprouts have a crunchy, crisp texture with a sweet nutty flavor.
Alfalfa sprouts are available year-round.
Alfalfa sprouts, scientifically known as Medicago sativa are an herbaceous perennial legume and a member of the Fabaceae or pea family. Known also as “The Queen of all Forages” the alfalfa plant today is grown predominantly as a feed for cattle known as hay. Today the sprouts of the alfalfa seed are popularly harvested when very young and used in culinary preparations for both their taste, texture and nutritional properties.
Alfalfa sprouts are a concentrated source of vitamins, minerals and enzymes. They are rich in vitamins K and C and also contain potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron as well. They also contain a high content of phytoestrogens which have been shown to aid in the prevention of heart disease and contain saponins which are being studied for their ability to improve cholesterol health and boost the immune system. Alfalfa sprouts also contains high levels of isoflavone which has been utilized in Chinese medicine to treat the symptoms of menopause.
Alfalfa sprouts can be used to add texture, moisture and crunch to a variety of culinary preparations. Add to green and grain salads or to sandwiches, quesadillas and wraps. Sprinkle atop omelets and other egg preparations. Combine with fresh herbs and add to soft cheeses, yogurt or butter to add texture and flavor to spreads and dips. Add to green drinks or smoothies for a nutritional boost. Always be sure your sprouts are fresh and that they are washed thoroughly with water before use. The FDA has made recommendations for growers and consumers on how to avoid contamination when selecting and preparing sprouts, consult their website for further details.
The use of Alfalfa in sprouted form as a young shoot is documented in Chinese and European folk medicine for the treatment of a variety of aliments including indigestion, hayfever, anemia, bladder problems and arthritis.
Alfalfa is believed to be native to central Asia and was fist domesticated in Turkey and Iran. Alfalfa has long been used as an important fodder crop worldwide dating back more than 6,000 years as a popular feed for cattle and horses. In its young sprouted form it has been documented for use as a medicine in ancient times but did not come onto the culinary scene as a popular food source for humans until the 1970’s.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Shorehouse Kitchen Carlsbad||Carlsbad CA||858-663-9916|
|Four Seasons Residence Club||Carlsbad CA||760-603-3700|
|Rubicon Deli India Street||San Diego CA||619-200-4201|
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|One Door North||San Diego CA||858-232-4220|
|Healthy Creations-Encinitas||Encinitas CA||760-479-0500|
|Agave Coffee and Cafe||Chula Vista CA||619-427-2250|
|Saint Mark Golf and Resort, LLC||San Marcos CA||858-273-8440|
|Sheraton Carlsbad (7 Mile)||Carlsbad CA||760-827-2400|
|Pitchers||San Diego CA||858-484-3777|
|Kensington Cafe||San Diego CA||619-640-0494|
|Hilton Garden Inn||San Diego CA||858-720-9500|
|Craft House||San Diego CA||619-948-4458|
|Miho Gastrotruck||San Diego CA||619-867-4295|
|Red Tail Catering||San Marcos CA||858-605-8219|
|Our Green Affair||San Diego CA||858-337-9196|
|Paradise Point Resort Barefoot||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
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|Local Greens||Solana Beach CA||858-504-0332|
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|Coffee and Tea Collective-Uptown (Bar)||San Diego CA||619-564-8086|
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|Pala Mesa Resort||Fallbrook CA||706-728-5881|
|Common Stock||San Diego CA||303-877-5052|
|Food of Joy||San Diego CA||858-531-6616|
|C 2 C||San Diego CA||619-972-9345|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Voltaire Beach House||San Diego CA||619-574-6878|
|Sheldons Service Station||La Mesa CA||619-741-8577|
|Milton's Delicatessen, Grill & Bakery||Del Mar CA||858-792-2225|
|The Corner Drafthouse||San Diego CA||619-255-2631|
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|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
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|The Country Club Of Rancho Bernardo||San Diego CA||858-451-9100|
|Pure Burger||Carlsbad CA||760-683-5101|
Recipes that include Alfalfa Sprout. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Trial & Eater||Raw Nori Roll|
|Bebe Love Okazu||Kale, Sprout & Avocado Salad|
|Joe's Healthy Meals||Avocado Toast with a Fried Egg|
|Mother Thyme||Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad Sandwich|
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Central market of Athens Greece 🇬🇷
Nature fresh SANear Athens, Attiki, Greece
Central market of Athens Greece Y-14
About 285 days ago, 10/01/19
Sharer's comments : Alfa Alfa sprouts 🌱
Mount Royal Fine Foods
River Valley SproutsNear Duluth, Minnesota, United States
9211 Day Valley Dr, Houston 55943
About 621 days ago, 10/29/18
Sharer's comments : Alfalfa Sprouts spotted at Mount Royal Fine Foods. Locally Grown