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Put a spring in your step soup

After doing a good job at removing the weeds in your garden, reward your self with a simple onion and potato soup upgraded with spring nettles. Spring nettles are very tender. Nip about 5 inches off, and good luck with being stung, as it is a great tonic for the nervous system.

Posted by: kim




15 - 30 mins

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You will need

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1 potato

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8 to 10 heads of nettles

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coconut oil

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liquid aminos More products
a pinch of cayenne pepper More products

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  • Chop the onion and potato, and fry them in a little coconut oil on a low heat until the potato softens a little.
  • Add the nettles and fry a bit.
  • Add enough filtered water to cover and a bit more and leave to simmer until the potatoes are soft.
  • Once cooked whizz in the blender or with an immersion blender.
  • When serving add coconut oil, Braggs to taste and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • You can feel the goodness.

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