Nettle Veggie Soup
- 6 carrots, chopped
- 4 celery stalks, chopped
- 2 leeks or 1 small onion – chopped
- Olive oil
- 4 cups veggie broth (mix your favourite cube or powder in water)
- Tomato puree (plain peeled canned or fresh tomatoes - not paste or sauce)
- Nettles , blanched or steamed and chopped. As much or as little as you like.
Sauté leeks or onion in oil for a few minutes, stirring often. Add celery and stir one minute. Add 4 cups of broth. Simmer 10 minutes and add 1 cup tomato puree. Add your favourite spices, such as cumin or turmeric at the same time you add the Nettles. Simmer until the veggies are cooked.