Nettle & Sweet Potato Soup

Nettle & Sweet Potato Soup

This nourishing soup utilises the UK's most underused free 'superfood' - the mighty nettle. Tasty, simple to make and packed full of goodness.

Ingredients

1 medium onion

1 medium sweet potato

2 garlic cloves

1.5 litres of vegetable stock

250 grams young nettle leaves

2 tablespoons tahini

1 tablespoon coconut oil

4 teaspoons of soya yoghurt

1 teaspoon of ginger or fresh grated ginger

Pinch of black pepper

Splash of boil water

 

Method

1: Wearing rubber gloves wash and chop the nettles and sweet potato into small pieces.

2: Heat the coconut oil on a low heat in a saucepan and sauté the onions, sweet potato and ginger for 3 minutes.

3: Add the garlic and stock and bring to the boil.

4: Simmer for 20 minutes.

5: Add the nettles and allow to wilt. 

6: Pour the soup into a food processor or blender or use stick blender to blend until smooth.

7: Add splash of boiling water to cup of tahini and stir into a less dense paste.

8: Stir the tahini paste into the soup and add pinch of pepper.

9: Serve in bowls and add a swirl of soya yoghurt if desired.

 

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