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Photographed recipe: how to prepare a rice with nettles Italian style,risotto with nettles and smoked sausage (risotto con le ortiche), Italian traditional recipe


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PREPARATION: step-by-step photographed recipe

remove the stems and rinse the nettles under cold running water
cleanse and chop garlic and onion and cut the smoked sausage (or bacon) to small cubes
brown in very few butter onion, sausage and pine seeds
in the meantime brown the nettles in an other pan, with the remaining butter
as soon as the onion is softened add the rice
fry slightly for about two minutes
then sprinkle with white wine
pay attention the the nettles: if too dry add some broth/stock
as soon as soft whisk
add some broth/stock to the rice
add the nettles
low the heat and stir well
boil add hot broth/stock, a little at time

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