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Nourishing Nettle Soup

Nourishing Nettle Soup
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Nourishing Nettle Soup

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Description

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

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 per serving

  • Calories170
  • Fat1.4g
  • Saturates2.2g
  • Protein24.8g
  • Carbs15g
  • Sugars2.7g
  • Salt785mg
  • Fibre33.4g