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Easy Alfalfa Sandwich Recipes

Updated on February 12, 2017
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Make Your Own Healthy Sandwiches with Alfalfa Sprouts

Does this sandwich with alfalfa sprouts look delicious to you? Check out the easy alfalfa sandwich recipes on this page to make your own!

Alfalfa is such a tasty and healthy addition that would add more nutrient value to any sandwich. Alfalfa sprouts are available in most grocery stores and supermarkets around the world, and can even be grown at home easily. Read on to learn what alfalfa is, why it is so nutritious and how simple it would be to make this nutritious asset a part of your eating habits by adding it into our sandwiches.

Here you will find several alfalfa sandwich recipes so you can start enjoying these delicious sprouts right away...today!

You Can Grow Your Own Alfalfa Sprouts - Sprouting Kit

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What are Alfalfa Sprouts?

Alfalfa sprouts come from alfalfa seeds. They appear like thin white thread with a green tip on one end.

Usually, one would find some tiny leaves on these sprouts. It has a very mild and crunchy flavor and comes packed with high amounts of nutrients.

Traditionally, alfalfa has been used as a remedy for many different ailments. These sprouts are also very easy for one to grow on their own for consumption.

Adding Alfalfa to Sandwiches Makes It Easy to Add Healthy Nutrients to Your Lunch

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Why are Alfalfa Sprouts Good for your Health?

Benefits of Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts are extremely good for your health as they have a high content of vitamins A, B Complex, B12, C, E, and K. They also have high amounts of chlorophyll, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, sodium, zinc and many other minerals vital to the general health of the human body.

Alfalfa can help heal a multitude of illnesses. It can be beneficial in correcting arthritis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and even leukemia. It has properties that are known to help improve the immune system.


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Cucumber Sandwich with Alfalfa - Quick and Easy Alfalfa Sandwich Filled With Taste

What You Need

Bread

Cucumber Slices

Cream Cheese - 2 tblsp

Avocados - 2

Sliced Tomato - 1

Lettuce - 1 Leaf

Vinegar -1tsp

Alfalfa Sprouts - 2tblsp

Olive Oil - 1tsp

How To Make The Sandwich

1. Spread each bread slice with 1 tablespoon of Cream Cheese

2. Arrange Cucumber slices on top of one bread slice.

3. Cover with alfalfa sprouts and sprinkle with the olive oil and vinegar

4. Make a layer of tomato and lettuce

5. On the other bread slice, spread the mashed avocado

6. Close the sandwich and serve

Enjoy a great treat filled with good taste and health.


Recipe Credit: Cucumber Sandwich Recipe by Fauzia's Pakistani Recipe

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I hope that you have enjoyed this presentation of easy alfalfa sandwich recipes. These sprouts are tasty and nutritious with so many health benefits that I hope we all learn to enjoy it more! Do you have a particular sandwich that you love to add them to? If yes, please do share it here. Or let me know what your thoughts are on the recipes that I have shown here.

Would You Add Alfalfa To Your Sandwiches?

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      Larry Rankin 2 years ago from Oklahoma

      Looks delicious and light.

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      othellos 4 years ago

      Really beautiful lens with lots of interesting content. Sounds yummy and easy to make. Thank you for publishing it:=)

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      RinchenChodron 4 years ago

      Yes, i love sprouts. Thanks for the reminder about cucumber and sprouts as a sandwich. I haven't eaten one for a long time - but think I will now.

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      AlleyCatLane 4 years ago

      I enjoy alfalfa sprouts on sandwiches when I eat out at a local health food deli but I haven't used them at home. Your article has spurred me to try it.

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      Rose Jones 5 years ago

      I loved this lens. Sometimes simple ideas are the best ones. And I thought the tuna sandwich video was great, made me want to eat one. :)

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      pyramidsphinx 5 years ago

      Good site although I would do away with the video of the messy woman making the tuna sandwich

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      sukkran trichy 6 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      already know alfalfa health benefits but alfalfa sandwich recipes are new to me. thanks for your easy sandwich recipes. ~blessed~

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      WindyWintersHubs 6 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Alfalfa Sprouts are a very tasty alternative to lettuce. I should use alfalfa sprouts more often in my sandwiches. Thanks for the cucumber sandwich recipe. :)

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      VarietyWriter2 7 years ago

      Looks like a refreshing hot summer day sandwich.

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      Emily Tack 7 years ago from USA

      I have been eating alfalfa for years - not many sandwiches, but I used to do that a lot. It is great, and sprouting your own is the only way to go! Thanks for renewing our interest in this wonderful sprout!

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      Elizabeth Sheppard 7 years ago from Bowling Green, Kentucky

      Mmmmmm..... Alfalfa! This lens makes me want to go and buy some right now. Thanks for doing it.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Although, like many people here, I'm not fan of filling my sandwiches - too many calories, bad for cholesterol, waistline and heart - I like alfalfa in my sandwiches and even in salads!

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      ArvindNarasimhan 7 years ago

      I never knew alfalfa was so beneficial to health. Thanks for the info!

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      LadyFlashman 7 years ago from United Kingdom

      I had never eaten Alfalfa until I read your healing power lens, it made want to try it! Now I eat some at least once a week, it's really nice with houmous in a sandwich too.

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      kimmanleyort 7 years ago

      Aysha, this is so well put together. You have made me want to get some fresh alfalfa sprouts for my sandwich.