I tried out a new recipe that I found for nettle soup last night, Rhys and mother both like it but I’m not so sure, I think I will like it with a little tweaking.
Pick half a small bucket of nettles, wash them and pick out any bits of grass or hay that have come along for the ride and any leaves that don’t look so nice. Chop large onion and fry in some butter with black pepper until soft(-ish), add the nettles and cook until wilted down. Add vegetable stock and bring to the boil then put through a wizzer.
The recipe said to add cream, which I didn’t as we didn’t have any, and I think next time I’m going to try adding a load of garlic with the onion and see if I like it better that way.
Timely post! I’ve been enthusiastically eying up the nettles at the bottom of our garden for the last couple of days, thinking of maybe stuffing homemade ravioli with them. Hubby however is more keen they are turned into wine or beer!
My god you’re a fast reader!
The soup is even better if you add garlic and a little chilli or something like that.