Nourishing Nettle Soup

Nourishing Nettle Soup

This soup is a rich source of minerals, carotenoids and anti-inflammatory compounds. The mild and earthy flavor makes it especially delicate.

Serves

4

Prep Time

Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 300 g fresh nettle leaves, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp rice
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash, dry and chop the nettle using rubber gloves.
  2. In a large soup pot, add onion,carrot and olive oil and saute until the onion becomes translucent and develops a bit of color, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped nettle and stir constantly for 1 minute, add the stock and bring to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes. Add the rice and cook until ready.
  4. Add the sour cream and stir everything together. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Before serving, sprinkle the finely chopped parsley over the top.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size
380 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
170
Total Fat
1.4g
Saturated Fat
2.2g
Cholesterol
3mg
Sodium
785mg
Total Carbohydrates
15.0g
Dietary Fiber
33.4g
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
24.8g

Recipe Rating

5
Average: 5 (3 votes)

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Natalie Claus's picture
Thanks for sharing this nourishing nettle soup recipe with us. I have great interest in cooking and I always try different recipes at home. I will try this for sure and will get back to you with my reviews. Keep posting more recipes in your website.
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Mary's picture
Thanks for the comment – I’m sure that you will like it Natalie!
Suzzi's picture
I am sitting at my desk sooo cold right now and all I want is a big bowl of this nettle soup for breakfast!!
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Mary's picture
Thanks for the comment – I’m so glad to hear that you liked it Suzzi!
Sara Goldman's picture
I never realized how much I love soups until I got older. This looks so delicious and healthy!
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