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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Weeknight African Carrot Sorrel Soup

Weeknight African Carrot Sorrel Soup
African Soup Recipe

Vegetable soups are made all over the word and Africa is no different. All over Africa a variety of vegetables including leafy green sorrel makes African soups culinary unique.

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Sorrel is a leafy green vegetable used in soups and salads as an herbal component to help treat sinus problems and possibly certain types of cancers.

How to Make Weeknight African Carrot Sorrel Soup

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Fresh cut sorrel vegetable
The tart flavor of sorrel pairs well with the sweetness of carrots in our weeknight rustic carrot sorrel soup.

Weeknight Rustic Carrot Sorrel Soup

Serves 6
African food

Weeknight African Carrot Sorrel Soup
2 handfuls fresh sorrel leaves, chopped
2 cups diced potatoes
2 cups diced sweet carrots
1 chopped medium yellow onion
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Hot peppers to taste
4 cups water

In a large pot with water, boil the sorrel for 3 minutes, drain water. Add water, potatoes and seasonings to pot of sorrel and simmer 10 minutes. Serve with bread and enjoy your homemade African vegetable soup.

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