Irish - Nettle Soup Recipe

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Irish - Nettle Soup

Baby Kato

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@BabyKato

Recipe posted here for Culinary Quest - Ireland. This recipe was found at website: irishabroad.com

This sounds like a interesting soup... it's green, so it's gotta be good for you... Right?


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1
litre of young nettles, preferably tops.
irish rapeseed oil
4
leeks
1/2
cup of lovage
1/4
cup wild garlic
3
cups chopped white potatoes
1
litre of fresh vegetable stock
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pick 1 liter of young nettles, preferably tops. Be careful, the leaves sting so pick from the stem. Wash and separate leaves from stem.
2
In a soup pot, drizzle a few tablespoons of Irish rapeseed oil. Add to it 4 washed and chopped leeks, 1 1/2 cups of Lovage, 1/4 cup wild garlic leaves.
3
Let cook until greens are wilted then add 3 cups chopped white potatoes.
4
Cook for a few minutes then add 1 litre of fresh vegetable stock. Bring to a simmer, cook until potatoes are tender.
5
Add nettles and cook for 5 minutes.
6
Puree soup and add sea salt and cracked black pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Irish - Soup