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Alfalfa Sprouts

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Alfalfa sprouts are seedlings of the alfalfa plant, which are eaten within four to seven days of sprouting. They add a welcome crunch to sandwiches, salads and as garnishes, and have a mild and pleasing grassy flavor. The sprouts are often touted as a health food because they are quite young and contain many of the nutrients necessary for a plant to grow, including various vitamins and phytochemicals. Additionally, they are widely available most times of the year and can be grown at home.

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