Alfalfa (lucerne) is an easy-to-grow, refreshing salad ingredient that is ready to eat in a few days.
Use a large, wide-mouthed glass jar. Place the seed in the jar and soak in tepid water for about 3 hours. Cover the top of the jar with either muslin, stocking or a cotton handkerchief and hold in place with rubber band. Strain off the water, and leave the jar tilted to allow good drainage and ventilation. Fill the jar twice a day with tepid water, shake gently, then drain. In about 3-5 days, sprouts should be ready for eating.
Sprouts are best grown in an indoor position away from direct heat or sunlight.
Sprouts can be refrigerated for about one week without losing flavour, provided they are placed in an airtight container.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
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|Botanical name||Medicago sativa|