Wild Sorell

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by ShellCreekRanch, Apr 22, 2006.

  1. ShellCreekRanch

    ShellCreekRanch Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure if I spelled this plant correctly, but I wondered if anyone uses it in tea or anything else, and how do you go about it? Our garden, for some reason, is covered in it!

    Thanks!
     
  2. marvella

    marvella Well-Known Member

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    if you chew a leaf, it has a tangy lemon flavor. it is a nice addition to a salad.
     

  3. Rita

    Rita Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You can make a cold or warm soup from it. If you check recipes for sorrel you can probably find more. Rita
     
  4. culpeper

    culpeper Well-Known Member

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    There are many different species of sorrel, and all are very high in oxalic acid. That means you should be very sparing if eating it raw, and if you're cooking it, cook it in several changes of water. Use it in any way you'd normally use spinach, otherwise. In soups and stews, as a vegetable, in salads, omelettes, frittatas, quiches etc.