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Mung Beans Sprouts
Inventory, 24 ct : 1.82
This item was last sold on : 06/19/18
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Bean sprouts are the young shoots of the mung bean. They have petite pale yellow leaves attached to a silvery bright white shoot. Bean sprouts offer crunch and a subtle nutty flavor with a high water content. Care and consideration should be taken when growing and preparing sprouts as to prevent contamination, consult the FDA website for further details.
Bean sprouts are available year-round.
Bean sprouts, also known as mung bean sprouts are scientifically known as Vigna radiate and are a member of the Fabaceae or legume family. Any seed that germinates becomes a sprout and even though a variety of them are suitable to sprout for culinary purposes, mung bean sprouts are one of the most popularly used.
One of the most nutritionally dense foods, bean sprouts provide an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, proteins and enzymes. Bean sprouts are low in calories and high in vitamin K, vitamin C, iron, folate and fiber. Sprouted seeds have the potential to carry bacteria and therefore should be avoided by pregnant women, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems.
Bean sprouts are popularly used in Asian cuisine. Add to meat, vegetable or tofu stir-fries. Serve atop noodle soups or rice preparations. Use as a filling when making spring rolls and sushi. Add fresh bean sprouts raw to salads or tuck into sandwiches and wraps to add texture and moisture. To prevent wilting, stir-fry sprouts no longer than thirty seconds to maintain crunch and texture. Cooking sprouts will help kill any potential bacterial that may be in the sprouts as well.
Bean sprouts are also known as moyashi in Japan, yar tsai in Mandarin China and ngar choy in Cantonese Chinese.
The mung bean is believed to be native to Northeastern India where it has been grown since ancient times. Today it is cultivated in parts of Australia, Thailand, India and other Asian Countries. In 1830 it was first grown in the United States where it was originally known as the Chickasaw pea. Commercial production of bean sprouts in the United States today takes place predominately in Oklahoma, Texas and California. When growing sprouts pick seeds that are whole and bright green in color for best results.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Sorority Cuisine - Achio||San Diego CA||310-402-6195|
|Fresh and Fit Meals||National City CA||858-805-5949|
|Chateau Lake San Marcos||San Marcos CA||760-471-0083|
|The Flavor Chef (Catering)||Vista CA||619-295-3172|
|Ballast Point Brewing - Little Italy Brewery||San Diego CA||619-298-2337|
|UCSD Food & Nutrition Department La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-657-6473|
|Bali Hai Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-222-1181|
|Firefly Beach||San Diego CA||619-222-6440|
|Hotel Republic San Diego||San Diego CA||619-398-3100|
|Dr Bronner's Magic Soaps||Vista CA||760-743-2211|
|Ballast Point Brewery - Scripps Ranch||San Diego CA||858-695-2739|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Prepkitchen La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-875-7737|
|Ballast Point Kitchen - Scripps Ranch||San Diego CA||858-695-2739|
|Rabbit Hole||San Diego CA||619-255-4653|
|Surf Side Cuisine (Deli)||San Diego CA||619-507-0891|
|Bernardo Heights Country Club||San Diego CA||858-487-4022|
|Seed + Sprout||San Diego CA||612-666-8016|
|AToN Center Inc.||Encinitas CA||858-759-5017|
|Jake's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-2002|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Grass Skirt||San Diego CA||858-412-5237|
|Sorority Cuisine - Kappa Alpha Theta||San Diego CA||619-339-1924|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|Root Cellar Catering Co.||San Diego CA||760-846-2092|
|UrbanLife Cafe||San Diego CA||619-432-5202|
|Ballast Point Brewing - Temecula||Temecula CA||619-295-3173|
|Supannee House of Thai||San Diego CA||619-795-8424|
|San Diego Yacht Club||San Diego CA||619-758-6334|
|PFC Fitness Camp||Carlsbad CA||888-488-8936|
|Brigantine La Mesa||La Mesa CA||619-465-1935|
|Eco Caters - Fifth Ave||San Diego CA||619-997-8792|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Ballast Point Restaurant - Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-298-2337|
|Eve-Creations Wellness||Encinitas CA||760-230-2560|
|Vista Valley||Vista CA||760-758-2800|
|Kappa Sushi||San Diego CA||858-566-3388|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Harumama||San Diego CA||619-269-7122|
|Marriott Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-369-6029|
|West Pac Noodle Bar||Coronado CA||619-522-6892|
|Dija Mara||Oceanside CA||760-231-5376|
|Milton's Delicatessen, Grill & Bakery||Del Mar CA||858-792-2225|
|Viejas Casino Grove Steakhouse||Alpine CA||800-295-3172|
|The Farm Golf Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-5585|
|Farmers Fix||San Diego CA||619-792-5169|
|Soulshine||San Diego CA||858-886-7252|
|Born & Raised||San Diego CA||619-550-5412|
|Iron Pig Alehouse||San Diego CA||619-885-3718|
|Mesa College||San Diego CA||619-388-2240|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|Zeetogroup||San Diego CA||619-955-8558|
|Lil Farmers Cafe||San Diego CA||858-430-6553|
|Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-6063|
|Nishiki Ramen - Hillcrest||San Diego CA||619-764-5416|
|Parakeet cafe||La Jolla CA||619-578-1040|
|Analog||San Diego CA||619-233-1183|
|Surf Side Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-507-0891|
|Saint Mark Golf and Resort, LLC||San Marcos CA||858-273-8440|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Beaumont's||San Diego CA||858-459-0474|
|The Bellows||San Marcos CA||619-395-6325|
|Salad Style||San Diego CA||619-255-6731|
|Craft and Commerce (Sekscobra Inc.)||San Diego CA||619-962-5935|
|Blue Ocean||Carlsbad CA||760-434-4959|
|Red Tail Catering||San Marcos CA||858-605-8219|
Recipes that include Mung Beans Sprouts. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Play. Party. Plan.||Quick and Easy Pad Thai|
|Crazy Vegan Kitchen||Vegan Korean Bibimbap|
|Eat and Dust||Phut, Avocado and Beansprout Salad|
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