Recipe for a delicious and nutritious high-protein sprouts salad:

Certainly! Here’s a recipe for a delicious and nutritious high-protein sprouts salad:


For the Salad:

  • 1 cup mixed sprouts (such as mung beans, chickpeas, and lentils)
  • 1 small cucumber, diced
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper (any color), diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (coriander)
  • 1/4 cup boiled and chopped sweet corn (optional)
  • 1/4 cup grated carrots (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

For the Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (or vinegar)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (optional for sweetness)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano (or use fresh if available)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the Sprouts:
  • Rinse the mixed sprouts thoroughly and drain them.
  • You can use store-bought sprouts or sprout them at home by soaking the dried legumes overnight, then rinsing and draining them daily until they sprout, which usually takes a few days.
  1. Make the Dressing:
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic (if using), honey or maple syrup (if using), Dijon mustard (if using), dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Adjust the seasonings to your taste.
  1. Assemble the Salad:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the mixed sprouts, diced cucumber, diced tomato, chopped red onion, diced bell pepper, chopped cilantro, boiled sweet corn (if using), and grated carrots (if using).
  • Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients.
  1. Toss and Season:
  • Gently toss all the ingredients together to ensure the dressing coats the salad evenly.
  • Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  1. Chill and Serve:
  • Cover the salad and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  • Serve chilled as a healthy and protein-packed meal or side dish.

This high-protein sprouts salad is not only nutritious but also versatile. You can customize it with your favorite vegetables, herbs, or additional protein sources like grilled chicken or tofu. Enjoy this refreshing and wholesome salad as a part of a balanced diet.