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Is ortie vegan?

Ortie is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is ortie?

Ortie, also known as stinging nettle, is a leafy green vegetable with a prickly texture and a slightly bitter taste. It is a nutrient-dense ingredient, containing high levels of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals like calcium, iron, and potassium. In traditional medicine, ortie has been used to treat various ailments, including arthritis and allergies. In culinary applications, ortie can be steamed, sautéed, or boiled and used in soups, stews, and sauces. Its distinctive flavor and health benefits make ortie a popular ingredient in health-conscious cuisine.

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