Should I eat these accidentally sprouted lentils?
July 7, 2012 6:56 PM Subscribe
Should I eat the lentils that sprouted (well, sprouts became apparent) during cooking?
posted by c'mon sea legs to food & drink (3 answers total)
I boiled the lentils briefly then lowered to a simmer, cooked with vegetable bullion and garlic. I noticed tiny white sprouts coming out of some of the lentils after I cooked them fully (they're clearly sprouts, not anything else), but the lentils looked normal before I cooked them. I didn't soak at all.
I was hungry, so I ate half a bowl (making this perhaps a redundant ShoudlIEatThis post), but are we cool? Am I going to get sick at all? The internet has so far told me about lentils that sprouted after 8-12 hours of soaking, not after no soaking at all.