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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Weeknight Rustic Carrot Sorrel Soup

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

Weeknight Rustic Carrot Sorrel Soup

Weeknight Rustic Carrot Sorrel Soup
Weeknight Rustic 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 over rice or as a vegetable soup.

Did you know…

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.

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