Recipes WIld FoodPurple Dead Nettle Pesto Pasta Primavera Wild Food Foraging Recipe

Purple Dead Nettle Pesto Pasta Primavera Wild Food Foraging Recipe

Dish N That website shares a delicious Pesto Pasta Primavera recipe using Purple Dead Nettle,  a wild food foraging plant that is only around for a limited amount of time. Hurry with this one — it does not stick around and will be gone before late spring!

Lamium purpureum, is part of the mint family plant is also known known as Purple Dead Nettle. The term “Dead” in the name of the plant refers to the fact that this nettle plant will not sting you,  as opposed to the widely known Stinging Nettle, Urtica, which will.

Pasta Primavera
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Health benefits and history of uses of Purple Dead Nettles

Melissa Francis
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Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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