Sunflower Sprouts


Sunflower seeds are nutritionally potent little packages. The tasty kernels are almost 25%% protein ... contain vitamins A, D, E, and the B complex ... provide incredible amounts of potassium ... and are high in calcium, magnesium, and iron. The germination activates a plant's stored energy—the sprouts have fewer calories, yet more of all these vitamins and minerals than do the dry seeds. Organic Sunflower greens are a tender baby vegetable, high in chlorophyll, and a substitute for lettuce. Organic Sunflower greens have a slightly salty taste that some compare to watercress. Organic Sunflower greens are rich in chlorophyll, enzymes, vitamins, proteins, and the most important "nutrient", the life force.


Other names: Sprouts

Physical Description

Sunflower sprouts are a two leafed sprout with bight green leaves and a whitish stem.

Colors: Bright green and white

Tasting Notes

Flavors: sweet and earthy
Mouthfeel: Crunchy, Crisp
Food complements: Lettuce, Bacon, Sushi, Tuna, Wasabi, Soy sauce
Wine complements: White wine, Red wine
Beverage complements: Beer, Sake, Port
Substitutes: Alfalfa sprouts, Radish sprouts

Selecting and Buying

Choosing: Look for bright green and crisp looking leaves with whitish stems
Buying: Available at some grocers and farmers markets.

Preparation and Use

Cleaning: Rinse and serve


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