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Sprouted Black Beans side

How to Sprout Beans

Soaking and sprouting legumes make beans easier to digest and the nutrients inside more bioavailable.
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Soaking and sprouting time 20 hours
Total Time 20 hours 5 minutes
Servings 1 batch


  • 1 large bowl glass or ceramic
  • 1 dish towel
  • dried beans or legumes


  • Cover the beans in water in the bowl. Cover with a dishtowel. Let sit for 8-12 hours
  • Drain
  • Cover the drained beans and let sit for 12-18 hours while they sprout


Make sure that the dishtowel used to cover the beans in the soaking and sprouting stage does not touch the water or the beans