Product information: Since ancient times, nettles are known for their many qualities and healing properties. Nettles used to be an important part of Macedonian traditional kitchen. Nowadays this traditional food is mostly eaten in the rural communities since people living in the urban areas vaguely know that Nattles are edible. Essentially, nettles are more than edible. They are healthy and quite delicious. Nettles provide the richest source of iron among all plants, an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein. Stinging nettles have a long history of being used as a diuretic and joint pain treatment due to its anti-inflammatory effect. Incorporating nettles into your diet helps promote healthy adrenal glands and kidneys, encouraging your body to expel toxins and react to stress in positive ways. EKO-GRUP spring nettles are prepared in the traditional way in which only the tips of very young plants are cooked while still fresh. Collected on the slopes of Kozuv mountain, EKO GRUP spring nettles have a tender, fantastic texture and a “green” earthy and wild taste which is similar to the taste of spinach. Feel satisfied and full while limiting your calorie intake by preparing meals with this nature forged super food.
Use: EKO-GRUP organic nettles can be used in many ways to add some color, taste and a spark to your cooking. Nettles are an excellent replacement for your current choice to greens, such as spinach, chard or kale. Prepare a low calorie, whole leafs clear nettle soup or simply blend your own nettles purée for a rich thick and satisfying nettle stew. Sautéed nettles can replace the greens in the recipe and be added to elegant hors d'oeuvre, quiche, lasagna, pizza, simmered white beans. Nettles can also be scrambled in eggs or many other dishes. Prepare a delicious nettle risotto or spinach and nettles Spanakopita. Use nettles purée to prepare an excellent sauce for rice, polenta, spaghetti and pasta of all varieties.
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Ingredients: Nettle leaves, salt, water. Net Content: 600g. Packaging: 720ml. glass jar with twist off lid, 12 pcs. per pack. Shelf life (in months): 36 Store / Storage Max temp: Room temperature, after opening refrigerate between 2 ° C and 6 ° C
Product Merits: The benefits of EKO-GRUP organic spring nettles are multiple; in addition to emphasizing local, artisanal foods, our organic nettles are rich in nutrients and are year-round available. They also feature all-natural, wild gathered and organic ingredients, containing low salt content and no artificial colors or preservatives.
Organic product:MK Traditional product