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stinging nettle potato biscuits on a wooden plate with stinging nettle beside it

Stinging Nettle Potato Biscuits

Prep Time 50 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 8 biscuits


  • 1 1/3 cup potatoes mashed
  • 1 Large egg
  • 1/2 cup Stinging Nettle blanched
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch black pepper
  • pinch thyme
  • sprinkle cornmeal for baking


  • Peel,dice and boil potatoes, when tender drain and mash, do not blend, some small lumps is ok. Potatoes can be done ahead of time and used cold or used fresh and warm.
  • Preheat oven to 425 deg F
  • Dice blanched Stinging Nettle
  • Ina large bowl mix mashed potatoes, Stinging Nettles, egg, seasoning and butter until combined.
  • Sift in flour, salt and baking powder and stir. Mixture will appear very dry at first.
  • Knead the mixture until its one coherent mass, should be slightly sticky but still workable
  • Form dough into a ball and cut into 1/8ths gently press each piece flat
  • Sprinkle cornmeal on pan and place the biscuits, poke each with a fork a couple times.Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.
  • optional* sprinkle salt or other seasoning on top prior to baking
Keyword bread, stinging nettle