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Alfalfa Spouts: Love Them or Hate Them?

When I went to UC Berkeley there was a cafe on Telegraph Avenue, Intermezzo, that I (well, everyone) would frequent. Known for its vegetarian cuisine, Intermezzo made excellent soups, salads, and sandwiches. I loved everything about this place, except for one small thing: the sandwiches came with sprouts! While Yum loves them, alfalfa sprouts are an ingredient that I would like to forget. I find them tasteless, stringy, and hate how they always get stuck in your teeth. How about you?

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magalaya magalaya 7 years
AHHH I love Intermezzo!!! And I love sprouts as well :)
magalaya magalaya 7 years
AHHH I love Intermezzo!!!And I love sprouts as well :)
bengalspice bengalspice 7 years
I love all sprouts!
bengalspice bengalspice 7 years
I love all sprouts!
Sherellj Sherellj 7 years
Love them in my chow mein
Sherellj Sherellj 7 years
Love them in my chow mein
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I like them, but I also don't eat them because they harbor Salmonella. I like bean sprouts too and those are better because they don't have Salmonella on/in them.
cupcake_ cupcake_ 7 years
I like them - they add a nice crunch.
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 7 years
love it, but i haven't had some in a long time
smileyface smileyface 7 years
I love them on chickensalad sandwiches or wraps.
liciababe liciababe 7 years
sometimes i really like them and other times i dont
victork victork 7 years
To me they've always seemed like a waste of space, with their taste resembling the wet cotton that you'd sprout them on.Never tried them in a stir-fry, but now I'm looking forward to it.
victork victork 7 years
To me they've always seemed like a waste of space, with their taste resembling the wet cotton that you'd sprout them on. Never tried them in a stir-fry, but now I'm looking forward to it.
dootsie dootsie 7 years
I love the crunch! Bean sprouts are fabulous when they're fried up. Deeeelightful.
dootsie dootsie 7 years
I love the crunch!Bean sprouts are fabulous when they're fried up. Deeeelightful.
prencesschris prencesschris 7 years
yummm i just had some 2day
prencesschris prencesschris 7 years
yummm i just had some 2day
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
I love them, but won't eat them because of the risk of salmonella. Even growing your own doesn't make them safer, so I don't think I'll be having them anytime soon.
Advah Advah 7 years
LOVE THEM. I love how they're nutty, crunchy, crispy, and not too sweet. Hmm.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
Love 'em. I put 'em in stir fry, never tried to put 'em in a sandwich.
courtneyd courtneyd 7 years
I'm on the fence. There's a place near my house that puts them on all of the sandwiches, and I think my problem is they just put way too much. I end up pulling some of it off, then the sandwich tastes better, and I'm not overwhelmed with sprout texture.Love to put bean sprouts in my wraps, though. Those have a nice crunch.
courtneyd courtneyd 7 years
I'm on the fence. There's a place near my house that puts them on all of the sandwiches, and I think my problem is they just put way too much. I end up pulling some of it off, then the sandwich tastes better, and I'm not overwhelmed with sprout texture. Love to put bean sprouts in my wraps, though. Those have a nice crunch.
hanmeng hanmeng 7 years
I don't love them, I only like them, but I've gotten an impression they sometimes have salmonella.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 7 years
I like them. They're cute and they add some crunchiness.
lala788 lala788 7 years
i'm like you, i hate tham.
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