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Nettle recipes

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Make the most of foraged wild nettles in your cooking. Similar in taste to spinach, nettles make a great addition to soups, pesto and pie fillings, and are also a tasty toast topping

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  • Nettle soup

    Nettle soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.10 ratings

    Get your gloves on to forage for wild plants like nettles - once cooked they have a spinach or cabbage flavour

  • Nettle spanakopita

    Nettle spanakopita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Using nettles instead of spinach gives the classic spanakopita a spring time twist. Young nettles are a sweet, nutritious and free alternative to spinach

  • Nettle & blue cheese rarebit

    Nettle & blue cheese rarebit

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    No nettles? This simple rustic dish can also be made using spinach

  • Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.1 rating

    These Italian dumplings are like light balls of ricotta gnocchi, or the filling for ravioli - use freshly foraged nettles for a simple sauce

  • Wild garlic & nettle soup

    Wild garlic & nettle soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Forage for some fresh spring greens and simmer with finely diced vegetables to make this vibrant, healthy, low-fat green soup

  • Jar of wild garlic pesto

    Wild garlic pesto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 ratings

    Transform your foraging finds into a tangy sauce by combining wild garlic leaves with parmesan, garlic, lemon and pine nuts. Or, use fresh young nettles

  • Forager's ravioli

    Forager's ravioli

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Wild nettles are the star ingredient of this fresh ravioli. Swap in spinach if you're not a fan of foraging and serve with butter and crunchy hazelnuts

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