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    Zuppa di cime d’ortica

    Recipes by Maria Curini

    A delicious soup that the whole family will enjoy.

    Serves 4

    • 800g nettle tops
    • Oil
    • 100g bacon, diced
    • 1 onion, sliced
    • 4 peeled tomatoes, chopped
    • Salt
    • Chilli

    1. Carefully remove the stringy fibres from the nettle before washing and chopping it.
    2. Pan fry the bacon in a little oil.
    3. Add the onion, tomatoes and nettle. Season with salt, pepper and chilli.
    4. Mix in some boiling water.
    5. Serve hot.