nettle soup

half a large colander full of nettle tips (best picked in spring)

1 onion

1 clove of garlic

knob of butter

1 medium potato


dollop of cream

Chop the onion and garlic and sweat in the butter for a few minutes while you wash the nettles. Then add the nettles and cover with water. Add the peeled chopped potato. Cook until the potato is soft. Then blend. Taste and season. Add the dollop of cream.


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