Irish - Nettle Soup

Irish - Nettle Soup Recipe

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

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


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10 Min
20 Min
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litre of young nettles, preferably tops.
irish rapeseed oil
cup of lovage
cup wild garlic
cups chopped white potatoes
litre of fresh vegetable stock
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Irish - Nettle Soup


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

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About Irish - Nettle Soup

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

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