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August 05, 2018 - Fast Company

Plant-based eggs are coming for your breakfast sandwiches

Plant-based eggs are coming for your breakfast sandwiches

Soon, when you order a breakfast sandwich or a scramble at New Seasons Market, a local chain in Portland, Seattle, and Northern California, you’ll bite into a yellow, fluffy food that tastes just like an egg, but did not, in fact, come from an animal. Instead, what you’ll be eating is a mung bean, a legume that people have been eating for thousands of years that, when ground into a liquid, happens to scramble and gel just like an egg.

GruntVegan: The mung bean is a small, green legume that is full of protein, fiber, nutrients, and antioxidants. It is less known in North America, than India where it has been used in traditional Ayurvedic diets for thousands of years and also has a long history in Pakistan, China, and Southeast Asian countries.

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