Stinging Nettle Soup | A Spring Tonic

Posted on August 5th, 2016 & filed in Recipes

A nice way to come out of hibernation and begin adding new growth and green life to our plates.

Stinging Nettle Soup – a spring tonic

This green tonic soup is packed with vitamins and minerals especially in early spring, if root vegetable and rich stews dominated our diet during the winter months. A nice way to come out of hibernation and begin adding new growth and green life to our plates.

Ingredients:

  • a basketful stinging nettles
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 small potato scrubbed and diced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1tsp sour cream/plain yogurt or parmesan cheese
  • dash paprika and/or tumeric

Steps:

  1. Pick, wash and plunge your nettles – hands protected – into a saucepan.
  2. Boil nettles in broth for about 15 min.
  3. Add butter, toppings and dash of paprika
  4. Enjoy the taste of spring!

Questions? Comments? Please feel free to e-mail the author at petrusia@thehealthyhive.com. Thank you for your feedback in advance!

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