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Nettle Soup

Nettle soup is nutritious and. Very few people know about nettle soup because nettles sting when they are fresh and most people don’t want to bother with them. But the secret is that as soon as you wash them the stingers disappear and the flavor is wonderful. INGREDIENTS 2 cups Stinging nettles

1 Onion 3 Potatoes 3 cloves Garlic 1 Lemon 2 tbsp Olive oil 2 cups Chicken or vegetable stock 1 cup water 1 Green chili Pinch of Cayenne pepper

1 Bay leaf 1⁄4 tsp Salt Pinch of Pepper

1 tsp Cumin 1⁄4 tsp Salt Pinch of black Pepper

Tabasco sauce (optional)


1) Carefully wash the nettles and set them aside.

2) Chop the onions and garlic, and sauté them in a cooking pot with olive oil.

3) Peel the potatoes and cut them into cubes.

4) Add the potatoes to the pot, along with the chili and cayenne.

5) Add the nettles and chicken or vegetable stock to the pot.

6) Add the lemon juice and bay leaf.

7) Cover the pot and cook for 15 minutes on a low flame.

8) Serve hot, and enjoy!

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