Thanks to Barbara, a Food for Life participant, for sharing this tasty, healthy salad at our program's Pot Luck celebration!

  • 2 cups unsprouted mung beans (makes about 5-6 cups when sprouted)
  • 1/2 cup celery, minced
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 -2 T fermented soy sauce (Tamari low sodium is a good brand)
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Mix all ingredients and marinate for at least 1 hour.

Sprouting mung beans: Soak beans in water for 8 hours; drain in fine strainer in sink, rinse 3-4 times daily. They will be ready in about 2-3 days.