Irish - Nettle Soup

Irish - Nettle Soup

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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
Stove Top


  • 1
    litre of young nettles, preferably tops.
  • ·
    irish rapeseed oil
  • 4
  • 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

How to Make Irish - Nettle Soup


  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.

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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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