Bean Sprout Sauté

    Bean sprouts are often eaten cold, in salads. Have you ever tried them sautéed? Now you can learn how.

    Mung bean sprouts are great to support healthy Liver function. These little sprouts are also a great source of protein. Bean sprouts are often served raw and cold in salads. But cooked, warm foods are a great way to support the digestive system.

    Here's a recipe for sautéed mung bean sprouts. Feel free to adjust seasonings. If you like spicy foods, add hot sauce or chili peppers. Be creative and add your own personal touch!


    • 2 cups of mung bean sprouts
    •  1/4 cup of oil
    •  1/4 teaspoon of salt
    •  4 slices of ginger
    •  2 scallions cut into 1/2
    •  1/4 teaspoon of sugar
    •  1/4 teaspoon of mushroom powder
    •  A splash of wine
    •  1 teaspoon of sweet potato powder
    •  A drizzle of sesame oil

    Add the mung bean sprouts to a pot of boiling water. Remove after 5 seconds.

    Immediately rinse them in cold water and strain.

    In a heated wok add oil and salt.

    Add ginger slices to the hot oil. Allow it to flavor the oil for 15 seconds, then add the mung bean sprouts.

    Toss the sprouts in the oil and add sugar, mushroom seasoning, and wine and toss again.

    To 1/ 4 cup of cold water, add the potato starch and stir. Drizzle the starch over the mung bean sprouts and toss.

    Add the remaining scallions then drizzle sesame oil over the sprouts and serve.


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    Cooking is a form of self-nurturing and offers the body energy.  Select foods that you are drawn to. Sometimes you may want pasta with seafood while other times you crave warm soup.  Follow your gut and eat what you crave. This craving is your body talking to you!

    If you want to learn more about the body's language, you may want to check out our self-guided programs.