Low calorie and high in fiber, Mung Beans have a crisp nutty flavor that can be stir-fried or eaten raw in salads. Grow mung bean sprouts from seed! Mung bean sprouts have been cultivated in the orient for thousands of years. Today, bean sprouts are synonymous with mung bean sprouts, and the popularity of this nutritious sprout continues to grow. They are a good source of protein, fiber and vitamins. Approximately 2 TBS. of seed per ounce.