What to cook from sorrel?
If you are tempted in the spring by those seen on the marketthe first juicy green leaves, bought a bunch of sorrel, brought it home, and now do not know what to make of it, use our advice.
What can I cook from sorrel
The first thing that usually comes to mind to all the housewivesat the sight of an appetizing bunch of sorrel, this, of course, is a green borsch. Borscht of sorrel can be cooked lean or on a meat broth. To prepare the broth, you can use pork, chicken or beef.
If you do not like the taste of tomato dressing, then you can make garlic green cabbage soup or rassolnik from sorrel.
Do not eat meat? Prepare from sorrel a botvine with fish or crayfish neck, sorrel with white mushrooms or with mushrooms or light dietary oxalic soup-puree (for greater satiety such soup is filled with thick cream and add boiled eggs and a little rice into it).
Filling for pies and pancakes
Of sorrel can be cooked not only alonefirst meal. It makes an excellent filling for pies or pancakes. To prepare the filling, sorrel is often used in combination with spinach. To ensure that this "green" filling is spicy and piquant, add roasted onions, grated hard cheese, salted curd or brynza, pitted olives and black ground pepper.
If you need sweet and sour stuffing, then in sorrel you just need to add a pinch of cinnamon, a few spoons of sugar and a little potato starch (for density).
Of the youngest and tender leaves of sorrel, you canmake different salads. To taste, the best products with sorrel are the following: brynza, green onions, olives, boiled eggs, boiled potatoes, vegetable oil, dill, radish, mayonnaise, spinach and various green salad varieties. It is them (in various combinations) that are mainly used for making salads with sorrel.
Sorrel can be used as a fillerin the omelet. Also sorrel is very well combined to taste with flounder, the confirmation is the classic recipes "Fried flounder with oxalic sauce" and "Flounder stewed with sorrel and spinach".
Also with sorrel it is possible to prepare a potato or mushroom casserole.
Recipes of some dishes from sorrel you will find in our article How to cook sorrel.