Sprouting broccoli seeds is an extremely fast and easy process. They’re crispy and strong in flavour and great to add in a sandwich or salad and even to juice.
To begin sprouting broccoli seeds, you will need 2-3 tablespoons of broccoli seeds for sprouting soaked 3-6 hours. It is recommended that you use a tray sprouter.
The tray sprouter is round or rectangle with holes or grids on the bottom. No soil is required. When sprouting broccoli seeds in a tray, they will have room to grow straight and tall.
Lay the seeds on the bottom of the tray and rinse 3-4 times a day with medium pressure cold water.
In just 5-6 days of sprouting broccoli seeds in a tray sprouter, you will have delicious broccoli sprouts for consumption! The roots should be paper white and the tips of the sprouts should be a healthy bright green.
Sprouting broccoli seeds for broccoli sprouts will give you an abundance of phytonutrients in addition to fiber and vitamins A and C, which also guard the body against cancer. If cancer is already present, broccoli sprouts will help the body to suppress further cancer growth.
If you look at broccoli sprouts versus a mature broccoli oz for oz, broccoli sprouts contain 20 to 50 times more of the antioxidant sulforaphane, a cancer fighter.
Consistent, low level doses of anti-cancer enzymes enhance the body’s biological barriers to cancer development. These enzymes are proving themselves to protecting our good cells from going cancerous in the presence of carcinogens.
Therefore the consumption of broccoli sprouts is one of the best sources of these enzymes as they are abundant during their rapid growth period of germination.