May is the best month to raise young and are very useful nettle, from which it is possible to prepare not only soup, but other dishes
For cooking is suitable only young nettle when it starts to grow and reaches a maximum of twenty centimeters. You need to cut it entirely, after some time it stops stinging. Also nettles can hold a few minutes in boiling water, which also helps to get rid of Hotness. In the nettle contains large amounts of vitamins and minerals. With the help of nettle can strengthen immunity, promote metabolism, adjust gastrointestinal tract, to restore the nervous system, etc. However, food from the nettle can not eat pregnant women, as well as suffering from thrombophlebitis, hypertension, allergies or if the patients with kidney.
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Ingredients: big bunch of nettles (about 300 g), 1 onion, 1 carrots, 5 potatoes, a bunch of green onions bunch of dill, 1 tbsp flour.
Method of preparation: the soup can boil water, can of chicken or meat broth. For this you need to boil about 400 g of pork or half a small chicken. Nettles pour boiling water and simmer for 1-2 minutes, drain in a colander, cool. Chopped. Onion cut into cubes, carrots to grate the potatoes cut into pieces. In vegetable oil fry onions and carrots for a few minutes until cooked add the flour and fry about 3 minutes. In a saucepan boil water, put the potatoes, add the fried nettles. Cook until potatoes are done. Season with salt and pepper.
Tip: serve nettle soup is best with boiled eggs, sour cream. You can add a slice of lemon.
Ingredients: a bunch of nettles (about 400 g), 5 potatoes, 1-2 eggs, vegetable oil, 1 onion, 1-2 cloves of garlic, salt.
Method of preparation: nettle pour water, put on fire and cook for about 10 minutes after boiling. Boil potatoes separately. Drain the nettles in a colander, cool slightly and slice. In a frying pan and fry until soft chopped onion, add the nettles. Season with a little salt, cover and fry until cooked onions. Boiled potatoes cut into cubes and add to the nettles. Fry for about 5-7 minutes. To drive in the pan of raw eggs, mix well. In the final, squeeze the garlic.
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Smoothie with nettle
Ingredients: a few sprigs of nettle, 1 Apple, 1 banana, half a lemon, 60 ml of water.
Method of preparation: in the bowl of a blender to chop apples with peel, add the banana, squeeze lemon juice, put nettle leaves (better to take them with gloves), pour the water. All beat with a blender until a liquid puree.