Sprouted Wheat

Sprouted Wheat

Wheat kernels (aka wheat "berries") can be sprouted to add to salads, baked goods and a wide variety of other dishes.  When a wheat kernel sprouts, its nutrient level increases.  Wheat kernels can keep up to one year in a cool dark breathable container.

To sprout:                                                 

  1. Place 1.2 cup wheat kernels in a  1 qt. glass jar
  2. Add 2 cups cool water and shake
  3. Soak 12 hours
  4. Drain.  Rinse thoroughly in cool water.  Drain again until just damp.
  5. Place jar on its side out of direct sunlight with kernels spread out inside it.  Cap should be loose or use cheesecloth to secure top.
  6. fter 12 hours, rinse and drain a 2nd time
  7. After 12 hours, rinse and drain a 3rd and last time
  8. After 12 more hours, sprouts are ready to use.  Pat dry and store in covered container in the refrigerator for 1-2 days maximum.  Add to salads, sandwiches, stir-fry, bread.   Use your imagination.