Easy Sprouted Bean & Lentil Salad

Easy Sprouted Bean & Lentil Salad

Plant-based ๐“”๐“ช๐“ผ๐”‚ Recipe for you fellow busy, on-the-go people!


This one is a great source of plant-based protein and fiber!


First, any ๐“ซ๐“ฎ๐“ท๐“ฎ๐“ฏ๐“ฒ๐“ฝ๐“ผ to using sprouted beans/lentils/legumes?


๐ŸŒฑ Easier to digest as the seed is broken down.


๐ŸŒฑ Easier to absorb nutrients including iron, zinc, and vitamin C, magnesium and protein. 


๐ŸŒฑ The sprouting process itself appears to increase the protein content as well as several minerals, especially potassium. (Source cited below).


Note: It is important to keep raw sprouted beans refrigerated as the moist environment can harbor bacteria. If they ever smell “off”, throw them out!



1. 1/2 cup sprouted mixed beans (purchased at local Indian store)

2. Super blend salad mix (From @walmart - can use greens of your choice)

3. Small sliver red onion, chopped

4. Handful cilantro, chopped 

5. 1/2 avocado

6. 1/2 tomato

7. Lemon juice

8. Optional: Mint chutney powder ready-made spice blend. If not, use just the lemon juice & salt/pepper



Mix all ingredients in bowl. If preparing ahead of time, keep refrigerated and add avocado/lemon when ready to eat. 


๐“ ๐“พ๐“ฒ๐“ฌ๐“ด ๐“ฝ๐“ฒ๐“น: Keep store-bought pico de Gallo on hand and use that instead of chopping stuff on your own! Then you are just throwing things into a bowl. ๐Ÿค—



Butkutฤ—, B.; Taujenis, L.; Norkeviฤienฤ—, E. Small-Seeded Legumes as a Novel Food Source. Variation of Nutritional, Mineral and Phytochemical Profiles in the Chain: Raw Seeds-Sprouted Seeds-Microgreens. Molecules 2019, 24, 133.

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