Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

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Herbs butter

Dandelion recipes

NETTLES BUTTER RECIPE

Ingredients

- Butter or margarine without trans fat

- Fresh nettles. Should be collected only with gloves and upper leaves of the plant (young leaves).

- It can be prepared with other herbs: dandelion, tarragon, oregano, sage, savory, thyme, basil, yarrow, chamomile, rosemary, fennel, cumin, etc..

- Pinch of salt

nettles butter toasts
Photograph of two nettles butter toasts, decorated with wildflowers.

Elaboration

- Wash the nettles with protection gloves to avoid the stinging effect on the skin.

- Place the leaves of nettles in a bowl with butter and salt.

- Beat with blender until doing a smooth paste.

- Serve with toasts at breakfast or as a starter.

TIP: You must beat the butter with the nettles at the same time.

In the side photo on this page you can see that there is a darker butter than the other. To get a green light butter you will have to crash the nettles and butter at a time. However, if the nettles are crushed first and then mixed with the butter, the result is a duller color. This change is because nettle butter protects from oxidation.

Properties of herbs butter

Butter is a food rich in saturated fat and cholesterol, so that one should not consume this food too often. However, in a balanced diet, it provides high doses of vitamins A and D, with antioxidant effects. In the case of vegetable margarine, it has monounsaturated fats and no cholesterol.

The herbs provide flavor and color to this recipe, plus essential oils with different properties for health, depending on what plants you choose. In this case, the nettle plant is very rich in minerals and carotenoids, which enhance the health of the body and skin care.

We recommend this delicious recipe for children, youth and adults. It is suitable for vegetarians, vegan diets, gluten-free (celiac). However, this recipe should not be suitable for people with obesity or cholesterol, and it is a plate

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