Sorrel Soup

Springtime = sorrel soup time.

Here is a terrific and easy recipe for sorrel soup.


  • 2 sticks butter
  • 2 large yellow onions, sliced thinly
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 10 cups packed sorrel leaves, stems removed
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • sour cream and fresh chives for garnish


  • melt butter in large pot. Saute onions and garlic until translucent.
  • Add sorrel, cover, and cook until fully wilted (about 5 minutes)
  • Add stock, parsley, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne and simmer 45 minutes,
  • Puree with immersion blender, blender, or food processor.
  • Adjust seasoning and serve, garnished with drops of sour cream and sprinkled chives.

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