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Nettles with polentaMancarica de urziciBrandnetels met polenta

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1/2 – 1 bag nettles
1 large onion, finely chopped
5-6 cloves of garlic, mashed
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon corn flour
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt, to taste

Wash the nettles thoroughly and cook them for about 10 minutes in very little water. Add more water later on if needed.

Blend/process the cooked nettles in a food processor / blender.

Heat the oil in a saucepan and stir fry the onion. Add the nettles, flourcorn flour and the garlic. Cook for about 5 minutes.

Garnish on the plate with little bit olive oil. Serve hot with polenta!

Note: Pick the nettles early in the spring (march/april) when the plant is very young. Pick only the tips and use gloves. The nettles are  tasty, nutritious and absolutely free!


Mancarica de urzici

1/2 – 1 punga urzici
1 ceapa mare
5-6 catei de usturoi
1 lingura faina
1 lingura malai
1 lingura ulei de masline

Urzicile se spala bine si se fierb 10 minute in foarte putina apa, daca este nevoie se poate adauga apa pe parcurs. Urzicile astfel fierte se paseaza cu un robot de bucatarie/blender. Intr-o cratita se caleste  ceapa in foarte putin ulei, 1-2 minute, se adauga urzicile pasate impreuna cu zeama lasata la fierbere, o lingura de faina, o lingura de malai si 5-6 catei de usturoi pasati. Se lasa sa dea cateva clocote. In farfurie se adauga putin ulei de masline. Se servesc fierbinti alaturi de mamaliguta!



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