Meatless Monday Is Sproutabulous!!!

For this Meatless Monday I decided to prepare a healthy raw sprout salad using different types of sprouts. This is rather easy to do and a great alternative to meat. You can choose the type of sprouts you wish, I chose to use lentil sprouts, black-eyed pea sprouts, alfalfa sprouts, green & snow pea sprouts, some scallion, and I also prepared some sprouted wild rice by soaking 1/2 cup of the grass (yes, wild rice is a grass/aquatic seed) in water for 2-3 days, changing the water 3 times per day. This causes the rice to sprout and become softer but not as soft as when cooked. I added tomatoes to give the salad a different texture and tossed it all up in a light white wine vinegarette I prepared. This turned out delicious and satisfying, so be sure to make enough so you can bring a bit of it to work with you for a hearty and healthy lunch. Bon Appetit!

About Justice Stewart

I am a ex-construction worker from NYC who will teach the average person to make gourmet meals. Come and check out my wonderful world of food!

Posted on January 23, 2012, in Food, Meatless Mondays and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Yay for meatless monday! these look tasty! 🙂

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