An herb with outre glamour
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Nettle recipes

An herb with outre glamour
Nettle leaves add bright flavor and deep emerald color to this creamy polenta dish.
Recipe: Nettle polenta
 (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times)
Braised greens and potatoes with lemon and fennel

This delicious dish may appear homely in appearance, but it has a depth of flavor that comes only from careful, long cooking. Recipe: Braised greens and potatoes with lemon and fennel

 (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
An herb with outre glamour

Nettle tapenade from chef David LeFevre. He loves nettles for their “earthy note and a grassy herbal flavor.” Recipe: Nettle tapenade crostini with anchovies

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Nettle frittata with green garlic and ricotta

Recipe: Nettle frittata with green garlic and ricotta

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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