Nettle, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tarts

When I saw the option of getting nettles in my produce box, I have to admit, I hesitated a little bit. I mean, I’ve never eaten nettles, let alone cooked with them. I weighed my options. From what I’ve read, nettles are very good for you. They’re full of iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin K and some protein. They have been said to help with all kinds of body functions, including promoting healthy adrenal glands and kidneys, aiding with seasonal allergies, and more.** Cooking nettles removes the stinging effect they have. The only drawback with cooking with nettles is that they take care to handle. You don’t want to touch the things with your bare hands. more

by Terra Organics Apr. 17, 2012 at 8:00am