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Nettles

Nettles are the mature greens of the nettle plant that should be cooked to avoid their "sting". Use as a braising green or cooked in pasta, risotto, soups and stews.

Alternative Names

Stinging Nettles

Categories

Braising Green, Foraged Vegetable, Leaf Vegetable

Origin

Europe

Flavor

Pungent, Vegetal

Texture

Tender

Prep Methods

Chop, Cut/Slice

Cooking Method

Boil/Simmer, Braise, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

Caution

They do sting! Use gloves when handling and always cook. Dwarf nettles can be used raw.

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