Growing sprouts is fast and easy!
Growing sprouts is something everyone can do, especially when many people already have a stock of canning jars at home.
The bean screen sprouting lids allow airflow and drain off water after soaking and rinsing.
Glass jars are convenient sprouting containers, as they can be used both for the soaking and the sprouting steps of the process.
Replace your existing jar lids with mason jar sprouting lids to turn them into a foolproof sprouting kit. With a sprouting lid, growing all kinds of nutritious sprouts is easy.
Designed for Wide Mouth Mason/Canning Jars(Ball, Bernardin, Kerr, etc.).
With these reusable sprouting jar strainer lids, you can use your own preserving jars to grow a variety of sprouts such as chickpeas, grains, beans, or broccoli sprouts.
Great airflow and drainage
The sprouting lids can be threaded onto standard wide-mouth screw-neck jars with a canning ring. They make the rinsing and draining process ever so slightly easier.
2mm wide holes allow for great circulation and clean rinsing. Small dirt and insects can be removed from the holes, not stuck.
How to grow sprouts in a jar?
The process of sprouting seeds is easy to do at home. You will need a wide-mouth mason jar, a jar sprouting screen lid that allows air circulation and a canning ring to screw the lid onto the jar.
Step 1: Soak your seeds. Cover the seeds in water and leave them overnight to encourage fermentation.
Step 2: Drain and rinse your sprouts. Put the sprouting screen lid in place and screw on the canning ring. Rinse the seeds to remove debris, stones, or broken seeds. Then lay the jar onto the stand upside down at a slight angle. The mesh lids work well for draining and allow plenty of air circulation. The 360-degree draining holes help for thorough draining.
Step 3: Rinse, drain, and repeat. …Rinse twice per day, once in the morning, and once in the evening. Repeat for 3~5 days until the sprouts are ready to eat.
Step 4: Harvest, store, and use your sprouts! When you are satisfied with the length of your sprouts you are ready to enjoy your sprouts. Make sure the sprouts have drained completely before storing them in the refrigerator. Keeping them dry will stop their growth and slow down spoilage. Better not to store them for more than a week.
What are the benefits of sprouting?
Sprouts are one of the easiest foods you can grow indoors. sprouts are an easy, cheap, and tasty vegetable anyone can grow.
Sprouting is basically a process where seeds and legumes are germinated and eventually eaten raw. The procedure enhances their nutritional value. Sprouted grains legumes and beans are believed to be very nutritious and healthy.
Researches point to the following potential health benefits of eating sprouts:
- Sprouts are rich in a number of important nutrients. They generally contain high levels of folate, magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamin K.
- Helps in healthy digestion. The sprouts contain a high number of enzymes. Enzymes help break down food effectively and enhance the absorption of nutrients by the digestive tract. Sprouts also have a lot of dietary fiber which regulates digestion.
- Sprouts boost the immune system. The rich vitamin-C content makes sprouts a powerful booster for the immune system.
- Eye Care. Vitamin A has been associated with the improvement in vision health. Due to the presence of vitamin A, sprouts also help in improving your vision and eyesight.
- Help in weight loss. Due to their richness in dietary fiber and low-calorie content, sprouts offer substantial help in your weight loss goals.
How to use sprout seeds?
Sprouts are great on sandwiches, mixed with greens as a salad, or even as a crunchy topping to soup or noodles. The larger sprouted seeds such as chickpea, aduki and snow pea, can be stir-fried quickly towards the end of cooking.
So, why not get your own sprouting now? Try with our bean screen sprouting lid!