Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour

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Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour (perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks)

Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour, perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks

Today’s suggestion is something I am sure you and your whole will love – healthy low carb savory biscuits!Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour, perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks

If you wish to prepare something fast and easy, keto-friendly, tasty but also suitable for a healthy weight management menu, these keto green cookies are perfect for you!

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How to make savory cookies with almond flour?

The preparation of these yummy green keto snacks, you will need just  a couple of ingredients:

Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour, perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks

Image source: Milica Vladova©

  • Eggs;
  • Olive oil – feel free to use butter as well.
  • Feta cheese – you can substitute with cottage cheese or goat cheese. Take a note how salty the cheese is. I usually soak my feta before cooking with it, so the dish does not become too salty. Otherwise, I will not add more Sodium to the cookies.
  • Low carb friendly flour – for this recipe I have used equal amounts of almond flour and coconut flour. You can use only almond, if you wish, or substitute with a different type – sesame, sunflower, pumpkin seed, etc.
  • Stinging nettle flour (powder) – this substance will give our keto savory breakfast cookies their nicely green color, but also it will add a ton of nutritional substances – vitamins, chlorophyll, micro-elements, minerals, etc. This is the perfect way to sneak greens into our kids’ food. In case you do not like the strong taste of stinging nettle, you can substitute with any other dehydrated leafy green veggie such as spinach powder or parsley powder, wheatgrass, moringa, kale, etc. whichever taste you prefer.

    Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour, perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks

    Image source: Milica Vladova©

  • Psyllium husk seeds – psyllium seeds are the perfect source of healthy fiber which has the power to improve our bowel movement, prevent various intestinal diseases, and stabilize the cholesterol level. If you do not have them at your disposal, no worries, you can skin them. I have added this ingredient merely as a tool to absorb more of the excess liquid and to make the stinging nettle cookies nicely soft and compact.
  • Additional ingredients you can include are garlic powder, if you love the taste, caraway, and a little bit of dried honey garlic (something we call samardala spice). Honey garlic powder is probably one of the most beloved spices in Bulgaria! I highly recommend finding this spice or growing it in your garden. It tastes heavenly!

See the full instructions and exact measurements, in the recipe card below!

As you can see, all these ingredients are available pretty much all year round, so this recipe is very versatile and can be served for various occasions.

For example, I used a special four leaf clover cookie cutter to make shamrock shaped biscuits which are the perfect St. Patrick’s Day party food!

Also, you can make Grinch cookies, Hulk fists, or whatever shape you prefer to prepare some yummy savoury cookies for a cocktail party. I personally, have made some green eggs for Easter, flowers, and crescent Moons. 🙂

Grab the recipe!

Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour, perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks

Image source: Milica Vladova©

Print Recipe
Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour
Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour, perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
pieces
Ingredients
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
pieces
Ingredients
Low Carb Savory Cookies with Stinging Nettle Flour, perfect St. Patrick’s Day snacks
Instructions
  1. First, beat the eggs in a bowl.
  2. Next, add the olive oil, the husk seeds, the nettle powder, some honey garlic (if you have some), salt, and blend nicely. If your feta cheese is salty, take it easy on the extra Sodium. 🙂
  3. Consecutively, start slowly adding the coconut and almond flours as you keep stirring and blending the mixture. You may need to adjust the quantity of the dry ingredients to reach the desired consistency of soft dough which looks like typical play dough.
  4. At this point, you can start heating the oven to 180°C (356°F).
  5. Next, mash the feta cheese and add it to the savory cookie dough.
  6. Now, place the dough between two sheets of baking paper and gently roll it out to the desired thickness (approx. 1 cm/ 0.5 inch). Cut in the desired shapes and arrange the cookies in a flat baking pan covered with parchment paper
  7. Bake for several minutes on each side until the nettle snacks start getting brown and fully cooked. Enjoy!

Nutritional stats from my favorite FREE online calculator Cronometer:

Want more low carb recipes? Take a look at these suggestions:

Low Carb Pizza Recipe (Gluten Free Pizza Recipe)
Low Carb Spanakopita Recipe (Low Carb Spinach Quiche)
Keto Feta and Spinach Omelette for Egg Haters
Low Carb Sesame Tahini Bread

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