Spring Nettle Soup
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1l vegetable stock/broth/water (4 cups)
  • 100g nettle tops (4 cups of leaves)
  • fresh chives to garnish
  1. In a large pot heat 1tbsp of olive oil, add chopped onion, garlic, celery and leek and leave to cook for about 5 minutes stirring frequently.
  2. After 5 minutes add potatoes and your choice of liquid. Bring to a boil and leave to simmer for about 10-15 minutes until the potatoes are soft.
  3. Carefully pick nettle leaves from the stems and wash thoroughly. It's best to use gloves to do that. Once potatoes are soft add nettles to the pot and boil for 2 more minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and carefully blend until smooth.
  5. Serve garnished with freshly chopped chives.
  6. Enjoy!
Recipe by Nirvana Cakery at https://nirvanacakery.com/spring-nettle-soup/