Sprouting breaks down the protective coating on beans to help unlock the nutrients inside, by soaking the bean in water to encourage it to grow. Mung beans are ancient beans, meaning that they have changed very little from the domesticated varieties eaten by ancient civilizations.
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According to the FDA, the most common food allergens are milk, peanuts,
eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, soy, tree nuts and wheat.
This product does not contain milk, peanut, egg, fish, crustacean shellfish, soy, tree nut or wheat allergens.
Bring 3 cups water or broth to a boil in medium pot. Stir in 1 cup mung beans. Boil over medium heat 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 to 10 minutes, depending on desired texture. Drain as needed. Makes about 3 cups.
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