Bean - Sprouting - Garbanzo (organic)

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Organic garbanzo beans are a great addition to your legume line up. Garbanzo beans are one of the ultimate heirlooms and have been cultivated by people around the world for over 7,000 years. Garbanzo beans are ready to eat in 2 to 4 days, depending on how you like them.

Certified Organic Sprouting Garbanzo (Chickpea) Beans

Garbanzo sprouts are incredibly versatile and found in all kinds of recipes. A few of our favorite uses for chickpea sprouts are salads, curries, curry salads (nice combo!), stir-fry’s, sprouted hummus (super tasty), and falafel. 

Highly nutritious garbanzo beans are easy to digest and are a great source of protein. In addition, garbanzo beans are high in soluble fiber making them a great choice. Garbanzo beans are also known as: chickpeas, Chichi beans, Chana, Sanagalu, Indian Peas, Bengal Gram, Chestnut beans, or Egyptian Beans.

Garbanzo Sprouting Tips: 

  • Soak -12 hours with at least one or two rinses during that period 
  • Yield -  1 cup of seed makes 2 to 3 cups of sprouts 
  • Height - 15 inches  
  • Total Sprout Time - 4 days

Garbanzo beans prefer cooler temperatures around 60°. Plant the seeds about an inch deep in light loamy soil and pick when green or allow to fully ripen for dry beans.

A nice primer on growing garden beans can be found on Purdue Universities website at http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/ho-175.pdf

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