Do you want an easy, affordable way to start growing broccoli sprouts at home? This all-in-one sprouting jar kit provides a perfect solution, and I explain why below.
1. Food Safe Sprouting Jars are Easy to Use & Clean:
First of all, the jars and lids are made of food grade stainless steel and glass. Therefore, you don’t have to worry about BPA plastic around food in your kitchen. Plus, you can throw the jars and lids right in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.
2. Get More Sprouts with Less Effort:
Second, the specially-designed stands hold your jars at the right angle for proper drainage and ventilation.
As a result, you’ll grow healthier sprouts that require less maintenance and rinsing. These factors prevent the dreaded mold or fungus from growing and ruining your crop.
3. Keep Your Kitchen Clean & Maximize Counter Space:
Third, the drainage trays prevent puddles and keeps your kitchen counter clean. In addition, you won’t need to keep your jars in the kitchen sink, taking up valuable dish space. Not to mention, the racks and trays together give your sprouting garden a clean compact look.
Instructions: How to Use this Seed Sprouting Kit:
The 6-piece mason jar sprouting kit includes 2 glass jars, 2 sprouting lids, and 2 ceramic drip trays with stainless steel rack holders. The all-in-one design makes growing sprouts very simple.
Start by placing a tablespoon of seeds into each jar. Then, soak the seeds for a few hours or overnight.
Next, rinse, the seeds with fresh water and set them angled upside down on the racks. Continue rinsing about twice a day for the next 5-6 days. By the end of that time, you should have 2 jars approximately 3/4 full of miniature greens ready to eat!
Note: This kit includes all the supplies you’ll need to get started growing sprouts. However, it does not include seeds.
This gives you the opportunity to choose what you want to grow. For example, Broccoli Sprouts or an organic Sprouting Seed Variety Pack including mixes great for salads and sandwiches.
Specs for the Sprouting Jar Kit:
- Capacity: 2 Quart-Size Jars (32 ounces each)
- Weight: Approximately 4.5 lbs
- Jar Material: Glass
- Lid Material: Stainless Steel
- Dishwasher Safe, Easy to Clean
- For Sale: Where to Buy the Sprouting Kit
DIY Seed Sprouting Method in a Kitchen Sink:
On the other hand, you can get your own supplies and grow sprouts without having to buy a kit. For example, you can get quart-size wide mouth mason jars online.
I suggest buying them in larger quantities (like 12), because then you get a substantial bulk discount. If you don’t use all containers for sprouting, they work great for food storage, drinking glasses or gifting too.
Make sure you get the wide mouth version, since they make it easier to harvest your sprouts. Plus, mesh lids are typically designed to fit this size jar.
Speaking of mesh lids, I recommend getting the stainless steel kind versus plastic.
Stainless steel screens and lids will last longer than plastic. Not to mention, some of the cheaper lids contain BPA or other plastic components that are not so healthy.
By the way, these stainless steel mesh lids are food grade, rust resistant and dishwasher safe. The mesh material will allow adequate drainage and air ventilation for your sprouts too.
Note: Mesh lids come in handy for a variety of other kitchen tasks. For example, straining liquids, brewing tea or sifting powders as well.
Rather than using a specially-designed stand, you can turn the glass jars upside down at an angle. They can usually drain just fine and get good air flow in a sink dish rack.