Organic mung bean (Vigna radiata)
Organic Mung Bean (Vigna radiata) is an extremely popular choice for growing micro green due to its high nutritional content, ease of cultivation and versatile uses in cooking. Organic Mung beans are perfect for those who want to grow healthy and sustainable microgreens at home.
Taste and Use
Micro greens from organic mung beans offer a unique and delicate taste experience. These little plant sprouts are crunchy, providing a pleasant texture that can add crunch to any dish. The mild taste is slightly sweet and has a nutty undertone that complements many different ingredients.
Their flavor profile is subtle, but at the same time nuanced, which makes them incredibly versatile in the kitchen. They can add a fresh and healthy element to salads, where their crispness and fresh taste really shine through. In stir-fry dishes, they act as a fantastic contrast to the warmer, more robust ingredients. As a topping on sandwiches and wraps, organic mung bean sprouts can add a fresh, crunchy element that lifts the other flavor notes. Their mildness means that they do not overpower the other flavors, but rather complement and highlight them.
Overall, organic mung bean sprouts offer a refined and fresh flavor that can enhance a wide variety of dishes, making them an excellent addition to any kitchen.
High Nutrient Content
Mung Bean microgreens are an excellent source of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals. They are particularly rich in B vitamins, iron and magnesium.
Easy and Fast Cultivation
Organic Mung Beans are easy to grow as microgreens at home. Seeding to harvest typically takes between 8-12 days, so you can quickly enjoy fresh, nutrient-rich microgreens.
Tested and certified organic seeds
We sell seeds that have been tested for the following harmful bacteria:
- Bacillus cereus
- Salmonella spp.
- Listeria monocytogenes
- Verotoxin-producing E. coli
Certified sale of organic seeds
We are certified by the Danish Agency for Agriculture to sell organic seeds
How do I grow organic Mung Bean microgreens at home?
To grow organic Mung Bean microgreens, you must sow the seeds in a sprout hill with a moist growing medium such as coir or soil. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of medium and keep them moist but not wet. Place the sprouting tray somewhere with indirect sunlight and wait 8-12 days before harvesting your fresh microgreens.
In which dishes can I use Mung Bean microgreens?
Mung Bean microgreens can be used in a wide variety of dishes. They are ideal for salads, as an ingredient in wok dishes, as a topping on soups and buddha bowls, or in wraps and sandwiches.
Are Mung Bean microgreens healthy?
Yes, Mung Bean microgreens are very healthy. They are rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins, iron and magnesium. These nutrients contribute to a number of health benefits, such as better digestion, strengthened immune system and increased energy.
How do I store my freshly harvested Mung Bean microgreens?
To store your freshly harvested Mung Bean microgreens, first rinse them gently and dry them thoroughly using a salad spinner or kitchen paper. Then you store them in an airtight container or plastic bag in the fridge, where they can stay fresh for up to a week.
Can I grow Mung Bean microgreens outdoors?
Although Mung Bean microgreens are primarily grown indoors, you can also grow them outdoors in a greenhouse or in a pot on a balcony or terrace. Remember to protect them from direct sunlight and strong wind, and make sure to keep the soil moist but not wet.
Are there any special lighting requirements for Mung Bean microgreens?
Mung Bean microgreens thrive best in indirect sunlight or under subdued lighting, such as a windowsill where they get light, but not direct sun. If you live in a place with limited natural light, you can use one grolys lamp to give your microgreens the necessary lighting.
How do I know when my Mung Bean microgreens are ready to harvest?
Your Mung Bean microgreens will be ready to harvest when they have developed their first set of real leaves, which usually happens between 8-12 days after sowing. The leaves will be bright green and the plant will have a fresh, nutty flavor. You can harvest them by cutting them close to the ground with scissors or a knife.
How can I increase the yield of my Mung Bean microgreens?
To increase the yield of your Mung Bean microgreens, you can experiment with different cultivation methods, such as growing them in several layers or using different types growth media. It is also important to ensure that your microgreens get the right amount of water and light so that they can grow and thrive optimally.