Kitchen Garden Garlic Chive Sprouting Seeds

Kitchen Garden Garlic Chive Sprouting Seeds

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These special allium sprouts give you an onion with a distinctive garlic taste; Kitchen Garden’s garlic chive seeds are easy to sprout, and just bursting with nutrients and flavour. Grow your own crop of fresh, tasty garlic chive sprouts in just a few days; they make great additions to salads, and add flavour to dips, spreads and sauces. The garlic flavour makes them particularly good for Mediterranean dishes.  

  • Natural
  • Vegan
  • Proudly South African

Chives are a good source of the following nutrients:

  • Allicin, which contributes to lower cholesterol & blood pressure
  • Beta carotene, for skin & eye health
  • Vitamins C & E, which have antioxidant properties
  • Dietary fibre, for healthy digestion
  • Folic acid, for heart & blood vessel health
  • Magnesium, zinc, copper, potassium, phosphorus & calcium

Why should you be sprouting your chives?

  • Sprouts can be grown all year round in your own kitchen
  • A small amount of seeds gives you a high yield, making sprouting highly affordable
  • The sprouting process neutralises phytic acid in the veggies, so the nutrients become easier for your body to absorb
  • Sprouting improves the alkalinity of the seeds & boosts vitamin content
  • Sprouts are a rich source of fibre, antioxidants & oxygen, for improved cell health

Suitable for sprouting and general consumption.

Recipe for Garlic Chive Mini Potato Pancakes:

  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled & grated
  • 4Tbsp sprouted garlic chives
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3Tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Sour cream or plain yoghurt & applesauce for topping


  • Toss the grated potato with the salt & leave to stand for 10 minutes, then squeeze out the excess moisture.
  • Beat the eggs; then stir in the potatoes, chives, flour & add pepper to taste. Mix well.
  • Heat 2Tbsp olive oil in a skillet. Drop in tablespoon-sized portions of batter & pat each one down lightly.
  • Cook until lightly browned on both sides. Serve hot, topped with a dollop of sour cream or yoghurt & applesauce; enjoy!


Please Note: This product consists of the sprouting seeds only; sprouting jars & stand are not included. You will need a full standard sprouting kit to grow your seeds.

  • Add 3-4Tbsp of your dry seeds to a clean sprouting jar; enough to lightly cover the bottom of an upright jar.
  • Cover the sprouting jar with the mesh screen & secure it with a rubber band.
  • Cover your dry seeds with 2-4cm water & soak for 6-8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain & rinse in fresh water, swirling gently while draining to disperse the seeds across the surface of the sprouting jar. Place the jar at an angle on your sprouting stand.
  • Keep your sprouting jar in natural light but never in direct sunlight. Rinse your seeds 2-3 times a day in cool water. The water should be rinsed clear.
  • Harvest within 2-3 days of the “tails” and/or greenery appearing from the seeds.
  • Drain the sprouts well & leave 2-4 hours to dry on your sprouting stand, before transferring to an airtight, covered storage container.
  • Enjoy your sprouts in 3-7 days; keep them refrigerated in an airtight container. Start sprouting new seeds every 2- 3 days for a continuous, fresh supply.

Top Tips:

  • Never eat sprouts that have started to smell bad.
  • Always wash your containers thoroughly between plantings.
  • Remove any broken or damaged seeds before you start sprouting.
  • Double rinsing is recommended for beans & legumes.
  • Never eat sprouted soy beans with brown spots.
  • Unsprouted seeds should be stored in an airtight container in a cupboard. The germination life of seeds is generally 2-5 years.

Please Note:

Faithful to Nature is an online retail store, specialising in a wide selection of natural supplements, vitamins, superfoods and health-related products. Our green team is all about helping you unlock your full potential to live a healthy life; however we are not medical professionals. Please do consult your health care practitioner when seeking medical advice.

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  • Great taste
    30 Oct, 2014, By Kaeyla These are delicious in salads and over scrambled eggs. They take a little longer to sprout than alfalfa seeds but are worth it.

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