Spinach with nettles and croutons

Spinach with nettles and croutons

Spinach and nettles 100, 15 onions, meat juice 75, 10 butter, wheat flour 3, egg 1 pcs., pepper and nutmeg; For the croutons: white bread 25, 25 milk, eggs 1/5 pieces, 2 sugar, butter 8.

The young spring nettles or hardened still tops summer nettle 4-5 upper leaves wash several times in cold water, then immerse in boiling water, boil for 3-5 minutes and drain.

Then, squeeze and chop with a knife or mince with a sparse grid. Just process fresh spinach.

Fold the nettle and spinach in a bowl, add the browned onions, pour meat juices and cook in a sealed container 10-15 minutes.

When the greens becomes soft, season it with salt, pepper and nutmeg, add flour mixed with butter and stir until thick warm. 

When serving put the spinach in a bowl or a porcelain salad bowl, put in the middle of a bunch of chopped egg, poached. Around lay toasted croutons of white bread.


10 Comments Add yours

  1. Chelsea says:

    Looks so delicious, and HEALTHY!


  2. Interesting, I've never eaten Nettles although I know you can. Very cool recipe I'll have to find some and try it!


  3. Shamira West says:

    Yum! Sounds delicous


  4. I have never used nettles in a salad!


  5. Candace Kage says:

    We have wild nettles growing can I use those for this recipe? Everything else we pretty much grow.


  6. Yes, of course, easily!


  7. Delicious! I love your use of nettles. What a great idea! I never know what to do with them. haha. Great post!


  8. What a delicious, unique recipe! I have never used nettles before, so I am very intrigued about this ingredient. I love discovering new, exciting recipes – and this is one of them!


  9. SveetesKapes says:

    Had never heard of nettles before, will have to look it up! Sounds like a really interesting recipe, now if only i can find some nettles I can try some myself at home without wasting any time. Thanks for sharing!
    xx, Kusum | http://www.sveeteskapes.com


  10. Linda says:

    I've never heard nettles before but the combination sounds delicious.


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