An important part of Asian cuisine for thousands of years, adzuki beans, mung beans, and lentils are enjoyed worldwide for their versatility and robust nutrient profile that is rich in vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. Sprouted legumes are easier to digest than cooked because they contain more enzymes and less starch.
• Botanical Name: Vigna angularis var. angularis, Vigna radiata var. radiata, Lens culinaris
• Days to Maturity: 4–6 days
• Family: Fabaceae
• Native: MUNG BEAN: Asia; LENTIL: Eurasia; ADZUKI: Asia and the Americas
• Harvesting: Enjoy Bean Mix sprouts after soaking, or wait for some small roots to emerge about 4 to 6 days after starting. Rinse the sprouts once more and drain thoroughly so they are dry to the touch. (Excessive moisture reduces sprouts' storage life.) Your sprouts are then ready to eat or store.