Nettle soup, or other recipes ?

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Nettle soup, or other recipes ?

Post: # 277883Post skeast
Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:09 am

Just picked my first, small, bag of nettle tops, very tiny, whilst walking the dog this morning. Excited to make nettle soup tonight to share with a friend tomorrow.

Anyone got any other ideas or recipes ?


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Re: Nettle soup, or other recipes ?

Post: # 277885Post Zech
Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:51 am

I like mixing nettles (and/or other greens) with soft cheese as a pie filling.
http://growingthingsandmakingthings.blo ... -pies.html

I've just added some nettles to a parsnip 'ale', but even if you're not doing daft experimental brewing, I think the nettle and parsnip combination is a good one.

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Re: Nettle soup, or other recipes ?

Post: # 279691Post IanSouthWales
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:07 pm

Here's Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall offering a few recipes for nettles ... ttingstall

I also thought that you could try and make pasta verde - usually you would use spinach, but it might work with nettles.

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Post: # 279702Post Brewtrog
Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:15 pm

Nettle beer is supposed to be very good, although I've never tried it myself. If you don't have much experience then nettle wine is much easier to make, I've got a gallon of it sat ready to bottle when I have a chance.

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