Broccoli sprouts contain a naturally-occurring compound called sulforaphane glucosinolate, which has, according to research an antioxidant action which is helpful in maintaing a healthy circulatory system. As well as being nutritionally beneficial they have a fresh taste and make an interesting addition to salads and other dishes.
New Broccoli seeds contain vitamins: A, B, C, D, E, and K, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate, potassium, zinc, carotene and chlorophyll. 1oz contains as much antioxidants as 3lb of whole broccoli!
How to use Broccoli seeds for sprouting
Before sowing, rinse thoroughly in fresh water.
Amount per tray / jar: 1 tablespoons of seeds
Temperature: 18 – 22oC
Water: Twice daily
Ready to eat: After approximately 4 to 6 days
Ingredients: Sprouting Broccoli seeds (Brassica rapa var. cymosa, Raab).