Nowadays, nettles growing naturally along the edges of forests, rivers or fields are a rare sight. For eating, it is best to only pick their buds using gloves in the process. The nettle is a very versatile plant rich in iron, which can be used for soup following the recipe below.
Ingredients to serve four:
- • 250 grams potatoes
- • 100 grams young nettle buds
- • medium sized onion
- • a little oil
- • salt
- • pepper
Peel and dice the potatoes. Peel the onion, then chop and sauté in oil. Add potatoes, pour in water and cook until soft.
Add whole nettle buds. Cook for a maximum of 3 minutes. Mix with a hand blender.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Add a bit of sour cream to taste.
Serve with bread.