Nettle soup

Ingredients

  • ½ carrier bag stinging nettle tops
  • Splash of olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 large potato, peeled & cut into cubes
  • 1 large carrot, peeled & chopped
  • Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Oatly creme fraiche

Method

  1. Wash nettles, get rid of thick stalks, drain
  2. Fry onion gently 7 minutes until soft.
  3. Add stock, nettles, potato & carrot. Bring to simmer, cook gently until potato soft, about 15 minutes
  4. Remove from heat, purée with electric hand-held blender & season.
  5. Serve with tablespoonful of creme fraiche on top, can also add swirl of olive oil & Tabasco sauce.

Source, River Cottage: www.rivercottage.net/recipes/nettle-soup

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