The most popular dish that is prepared with the addition of sorrel is soup. Or, as many used to call, green borscht.

This dish is considered spring-summer, because it is prepared when the sorrel grows in full force and is full of vitamins..

Spring щавелевый суп с яйцом и морковью

Sorrel is the first greenery that appears in the gardens. These tender sour leaves are very helpful..

But it will not be superfluous to prepare this greenery for future use: freeze, preserve, pickle in the bank.

Then you can enjoy a healthy green soup not only in spring or early summer, but all year round..

A little about the benefits of sorrel

When it snows in the spring and the sun begins to warm up the earth more strongly, young green, oval-shaped leaves with an acidic taste are peeking into the light. This sorrel is the green “king” of spring.

Already at this time, the sorrel leaves can be, and should be used in food. After all, it is during its early maturity that sorrel is the most rich in vitamins and trace elements..

Sorrel boasts the content of such “wealth” as vitamins C, K, E, a number of vitamins B, biotin, carotene, oxalic and tannic acid, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and zinc.

This plant is useful for the treatment of various diseases of the stomach (colitis, gastritis). And it removes toxins, waste and cholesterol..

Classic step by step recipe with photos
Diverse рецепты популярного щавелевого супа с яйцом
Ingredients amount
meat on the bone (pork, you can ribs) 500 g
potato 0.5 kg
fresh young sorrel 400 g
tomato puree or pasta 2 tbsp.
bulbs 1 PC.
carrots 1 PC.
eggs 2 pcs.
lean oils 30 ml
salt and spice taste
Time for preparing: 120 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 98 Kcal

Traditionally, oxalic soup is cooked with an egg: this gives it more nourishing (especially when it is meatless) and a new touch of taste..

Eggs are put into the soup both boiled (chopped finely or half in each plate) and raw, pouring the egg, which is loose in the bowl, into the soup and carefully stirring it with a fork to form egg noodles..

Initially, the dish must be boiled broth. Most nourished it is obtained from meat on bone.

So clean meat, put cold water on, put on fire.

Fill мясо водой

Before boiling it is necessary to remove the brown foam (it looks very unaesthetic in the soup).

Take off пену

After boiling water to reduce the fire. After half an hour of boiling, pour half a tablespoon of salt, pepper and one bay leaf into the broth. Give the meat to boil for another 30 minutes..

While the meat is boiling, peel the potatoes, wash them thoroughly and cut them into cubes or cubes (this is a matter of taste). It is important that peeled and chopped potatoes do not stand long in the air – it quickly turns black, vitamin C is released from it.

Potato для супа

After an hour, remove the broth and broth from the broth, lay the potatoes. Increase the heat, boil the broth, then reduce again and boil the potatoes for at least 15 minutes.

We throw картофель в кастрюлю

If you like more boiled potatoes, increase the cooking time to half an hour (then the very first dish turns out to be more rich).

Boil eggs hard-boiled, let cool. Peel eggs from eggshells, cut into plates or quarters.

Quarter яиц

While the potatoes are boiling, prepare the dressing: fry the chopped onion and carrots until golden brown. Add tomato puree to the vegetables, pour about a glass of hot water, stir, let boil, stew until the liquid is left quite a bit..


Sorrel to sort, tear off the tails, thoroughly wash, dry. Cut it into thin strips..


To separate bones from cooled meat, cut it into cubes.

Meat с бульона

When the potatoes are boiled, pour tomato and vegetable dressing, sorrel into the soup, add salt to taste when it boils, and remove from heat.

Before serving the soup put in each plate of meat and a few pieces of egg. Dress up with sour cream.

Below we present you another traditional recipe for green borscht, but without tomato paste, because not everyone loves it:

Sorrel soup with egg and chicken

Sorrel soup, cooked in chicken broth, is considered a light, dietary dish..

The recipe of this dish includes:

  • 500 grams of chicken meat;
  • 0.5 kg of potatoes;
  • 1 medium onion;
  • 1 small carrot;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 400 g of sorrel;
  • Sunflower oil;
  • Salt and spices.
The so-called chicken soup is best suited for cooking first courses – the broth from it is rich, fragrant, yellow in color..

You can use different parts of the chicken, as long as the meat is fresh.

So let’s get started! First you need to cook chicken broth, remove the chicken, drain the liquid.

Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes, pour in the boiling broth ready, let them boil again, turn the fire on and boil the potatoes for 20-30 minutes.

Chicken суп с щавелемCook the browning: fry the vegetables (onion and carrot) in sunflower oil until cooked.

In a separate bowl, smash raw eggs, salt and well let loose with a fork..

Boneless Chicken Meat, Grind.

Rinse and sort out the sorrel, cut into stripes.

After the potatoes are soft, pour over the browned vegetables and sorrel.

Slowly, add a thin stream of eggs, while stirring them with a fork in the soup. Add chopped meat.

Soup, if necessary, add salt, boil, turn off the heat and let stand for half an hour..

We offer you to familiarize yourself with the video recipe for this version of the sorrel soup:

Green borsch with eggs and vegetables (without meat)

No less tasty is the soup of sorrel, cooked without meat. Its nutritional increase chicken eggs.

This recipe is useful for fasting (on certain days, eggs are allowed).

Necessary products for oxalic soup with egg without meat:

  • 500-600 g of potatoes;
  • 400 g fresh sorrel;
  • 2-3 chicken eggs; Dietary суп с яйцом, щавелем и овощами
  • 1 bell pepper;
  • 1 onion;
  • 1 large tomato;
  • 1 carrot;
  • Salt and spices;
  • Vegetable oil;
  • Greenery;
  • Sour cream for refueling.

Put the water (2.5 liters) in a three-liter saucepan on fire. Cut the potatoes into slices of 1 cm by 1 cm, pour into boiling water. After 15 minutes of boiling, salt the potatoes.

Onions cut into cubes, fry a little in the hot oil, add carrots cut into cubes or thin half rings, fry for 1 minute, add chopped finely Bulgarian pepper. Remove peel from a tomato, cut into cubes, mix with roasted vegetables, simmer, stirring constantly, 3 minutes.

Wash sorrel, get rid of tails, chop. Boiled eggs finely cut into cubes.

Pour stewed vegetables, sorrel, eggs, herbs and spices to the ready potato, boil the soup again and turn it off immediately. Every portion to fill with sour cream.

And here is another video that shows the process of cooking a very simple dietary oxalic egg soup:

Sorrel soup

Sorrel soup is extremely easy to prepare. At the same time it is great for diet food and for children..

For cooking dishes you will need:

  • 0.5 kg of potatoes;
  • 1 onion;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 400 g of sorrel;
  • 2 eggs;
  • Vegetable oil;
  • 200 ml low-fat cream;
  • Greenery;
  • Salt.

Cream soup из щавеля

Peel vegetables, cut. Onions with carrots to put in the preheated in a thick-walled saucepan (preferably in a cauldron) vegetable oil, fry until browning.

Pour boiling water (2 liters) and add potatoes, cook until ready.

Chop the sorrel when the potatoes are cooked, put sorrel in the soup, boil for another 5 minutes.

Eggs loose a fork in a separate bowl. Before turning off, pour the eggs into the soup, stirring with a fork.

Turn off the heat, let the soup cool slightly. Drain separately part of broth.

Add the cream in the soup, kill all the blender, salt. Bring to the desired consistency of the remaining broth. Season with greens.

Soup с клецкамиPay attention to other first courses! Soup with dumplings for a hearty lunch: a step-by-step recipe with photos. By the way, dumplings open up a wide scope for fantasy, experiment with them.!

In the spring, you can cook dishes not only with sorrel, but also with dandelion. Recipes for useful salat with this plant we have posted in this article. There you can read about the unique properties of dandelion.

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Cooks Recommendations

  1. Before boiling water for soup with meat, you must remove the foam. But if this moment is missed, you just need to pour cold water – the foam will reassemble on the surface;
  2. If the tomato soup dressing is too sour, you can pour some sugar into it while stewing;
  3. Eggs soup can be filled in different ways: boil hard-boiled, chop and add to the soup at the end of cooking or each portion, or pour raw eggs and mix with a fork in boiling soup.

Sorrel soup is very healthy. You can cook it in different ways: with meat and lean version, with a tomato and without it. Traditionally, sorrel soup is seasoned with an egg, which makes the dish more nourishing and tasty..