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Bean sprouts

the sprouts of newly germinated beans, especially of mung beans, used as a vegetable.
Contemporary Examples

Together we grimly ingested dishes of MSG with bean sprouts on the side.
The Capital Goes Nuts Simon Schama November 5, 2008

Supplies included cup ramen, bean sprouts, paper diapers, tea and drinking water.
Yakuza to the Rescue Jake Adelstein March 17, 2011

Historical Examples

If desired ½ pound bean sprouts may be cooked with the celery, and served in the Chow Mein.
For Luncheon and Supper Guests Alice Bradley


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