Have you ever cooked with sorrel? No? Well, I highly recommend it! It's an amazing herb that adds unique flavors and has a lot of health benefits. The perennial plant is high in vitamin C and also contains calcium, iron, and many other beneficial nutrients.
Sorrel has a sharp, tangy taste to it, sometimes described as lemony or citrusy. This makes the herb delightful for culinary uses as it adds unique flavors and pairs well with many items such as seafood.
There is a vast variety of uses out there and many recipes! Just here in this post, we have 100 of these recipes that use sorrel in common and also unique ways. Due to its versatility, below you will see breakfast, brunch, dinner, and other recipes that contain sorrel. So, let's start cooking!
Versatile Sorrel Recipes From Breakfast to Drinks
1. Green Lentil Salad
Go green with this delicious and nutritious lentil salad! Crunchy asparagus, herby sorrel, and… is that feta? You bet it is!
2. Planked Salmon with Fresh Sorrel Sauce
This salmon cooked just-right, pairs wonderfully with a homemade garlicky sorrel sauce. Serve next to a fresh salad for a light and satisfying meal.
3. Rhubarb, Celery, and Sorrel Salad
The perfect Spring/Summer salad that is light, crispy, crunchy, packed with healthy stuff, and bursting with flavor!
4. Gongura Pachadi
Gongura Pachadi (or red sorrel leaf pickle) is sour, spicy, tangy, and oh so yummy! Served perfectly over rice.
5. Sorrel Fettucine
Beautiful in color, this vibrant Sorrel Fettuccine does more than just look good, it tastes amazing! Served with a simple shrimp sauce.
6. Apple and Elderflower Dessert
Tangy apples and aromatic elderflowers create unique flavors in this dessert. Crispy sorrel granita and honeycomb are served with this delightful dish.
7. Prawns and Sorrel
As described in the original post, “beautiful on the plate and on the palette.” Fresh prawns go nicely with the slightly-sour sorrel.
8. Cucumber, Milk, Sorrel
This green dessert has all the refreshing flavors (and aromas) of cucumber, mint, and sorrel. Mix that with some reduced milk and you've got yourself a summer's day treat.
9. Smoked Trout Crispbread
Oh, my! It's like a pizza donut! This crispbread has smokey trout, fresh redcurrants and asparagus, and crispy fried bacon. Wow!!
10. Strawberries with Yogurt and Sorrel
Sweet strawberries to contrast the sourness of sorrel leaves. A classy dessert (or breakfast?) served with granola.
11. Scallop Ceviche
This looks (and sounds) too good to be true! Let me break it down for you: Scallop ceviche with a sorrel and apple gel served with pickled golden beetroot. Wow…!
12. Fusilli with Sea Urchin
Can you believe that this dish is made under 30 minutes? It looks like a masterpiece! It's recommended that you buy the sea urchins the day that you serve them for the ideal freshness.
13. Sorrel Lentil Salad
This yogurt-y salad combines an array of fresh vegetables with herbs, seeds, and lentils. So fresh and so tasty!
14. King Crab with Avocado
An awesome flavor combination of crab meat, grapefruit, and avocado. Top that off with some wood sorrel and enjoy!
15. Springtime Moules Marinier
Fresh mussels with a herby kick from sprinkled dill and a citrusy tang from the micro-sorrel leaves. Fresh, light, and delicious.
16. Panade of Leeks and Greens
A delicious and comforting soup loaded with greens, topped with soft and warm bread, and then melted together with gruyere cheese. Yum! The perfect winter delight.
17. Sorrel and Potato Gratin
This Potato Gratin has a wonderfully robust flavor due to the handfuls of sorrel added into it. A hearty and yummy dish to serve with a salad or protein.
18. Sorrel Salad with Figs
A super simple idea with a lovely taste. Salad made with baby greens, fresh herbs, and topped with chunks of sweet fig.
19. Lentil Butternut Soup
Check out that presentation! This soup looks absolutely divine and surely tastes so too! Fresh red sorrel leaves garnish this creamy soup to add a citrusy kick.
20. Sorrel Jam
Sorrel seed capsules, when boiled, create a natural thickener which makes jam-making super easy! It has a unique flavor and awesome texture.
21. Ramp, Pea, Sorrel Soup
Vegan and gluten-free, this warm soup is your perfect comfort friend on a cold rainy day. Healthy and simple to make.
22. Salmon with Sorrel
An easy meal that takes only 35 minutes before you are digging in. Fresh salmon with sorrel and chopped shallots. (Use Google Translate to read instructions)
23. Crispy Duck Confit with Sorrel
A savory pastry bursting with flavor and unique textures. Perfect for an afternoon snack. (Use Google Translate to read instructions)
24. Green Borscht
A classic Russian/Ukranian comfort food that is wonderful to enjoy curled up on the couch with a warm piece of fresh bread.
25. Pappardelle with Sorrel Butter
Only 20 minutes to make? Wow! This pasta looks divine with only a handful of ingredients but an abundance of flavor.