Recipe for Springtime in a bowl
Kick start a sluggish liver, provide your body with easily absorbable nutrition , and connect with the seasons by making this delicious soup.
Firstly - pick the nettles. Choose a place thats away from a road. Pick the young looking, bright green nettles.
1/2 carrier bag nettles - sorted and rinsed.
1 potato, cubed.
1 carrot, finely chopped
2l homemade chicken or veg stock
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
butter for frying.
Fry the onions and garlic in butter until softened
Add the carrot and potato and the nettles. Add the stock and bring to a simmer for 15 mins.
Using a hand blender, blend the soup. Add a dash of creme fraiche or chilli oil if desired.