Recipes: cooking with nettles

  • Updated: May 28, 2014 - 1:17 PM

Whole-wheat pizza dough is particularly flavorful with nettles.

Nettle Soup With Garlic Croutons

Serves 4.

Note: From “The Nordic Diet,” by Trina Hahnemann.

Garlic croutons:

2 slices of rye or spelt bread, cut into cubes

• 1 tbsp. olive oil

• 1 garlic clove, minced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Soup:

• 1 yellow onion, chopped

• 1 tbsp. olive oil

5 1/2 c. low-sodium vegetable broth

• 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

5 c. fresh nettle leaves, firmly packed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

• 4 eggs

A few sprigs of watercress, for garnish

Directions

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