Recipe Sorrel Soup

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  • Sorrel Soup
  • 5Servings
  • Preparation
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  • Total
  • 175 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Appetizers
  • Sub-category : Soups and Potages
  • Difficulty : 1
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Congratulations ! This is the good season to make this recipe!



  • 1 large saucepan or pot
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 food processor or hand blender


  1. Remove the stems and the central vein of the sorrel leaves, then wash them carefully and drain
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  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter with the sorrel over low heat, using a wooden spoon to stir. Then pour in 6 cups (1.5 L) of water.
  3. Peel and cut the potatoes into pieces then add them to the saucepan. Season and bring to a boil. Cook over low heat for about 30 minutes.
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  4. When done, use a food processor or hand blender to mash the potatoes.
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  5. Serve hot with 1 tablespoon of cream (or with one egg yolk) and / or with croutons either fried in butter or simply grilled under the broiler.

Final Thoughts...

  • Great for using the sorrel from your garden in the spring! A good soup :)

    You can also use sorrel to make soup without potatoes


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