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How to Prepare and cook Stinging Nettles | Home Grown | Edible Weeds

Now that you have learnt How to Identify Stinging Nettles, this post will teach you how to prepare and cook it.

The huge pile of stinging nettles whittle down to not much at all and now resembles spinach:P
The huge pile of stinging nettles whittle down to not much at all and now resembles spinach:P

Scroll down  or “Continue reading ” to see what I did to make this delicious garlic sautéed stinging nettles

Enjoy,
Grace-yi

While using gloves, use a pair of secateurs to cut the stinging nettles into segments then pick the leaves and flowers off the stem.

Use a bigger pot to begin with so that all the nettles will be contained.

Harvested 132 g of stinging nettles for dinner. Put it in a bigger pot and pot on medium high heat
Harvested 132 g of stinging nettles for dinner.
Put it in a bigger pot and pot on medium high heat

Put the pot on a medium-high heat and when the pot is hot, add a little bit of water so  it’ll steam the stinging nettles. applying heat to the stinging nettles renders the silicon stingers ineffective aka safe to eat.

The stinging nettles slightly whilted
The stinging nettles slightly wilted
The huge pile of stinging nettles whittle down to not much at all and now resembles spinach:P
The huge pile of stinging nettles whittle down to not much at all and now resembles spinach:P

Enjoy the sautéed garlic stinging nettles^^

Please let me know what you think^^