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Butter Sorrel Soup

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Ingredients
  Sorrel 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Lean smoked bacon 2 Ounce, finely chopped
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Plain all purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Milk 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (creme fraiche)
Directions

Remove the tough stems from the sorrel, rinse the leaves and chop coarsely.
Put the sorrel, bacon and butter into a casserole.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes.
Sift the flour into the casserole and stir well.
Add 2 1/4 cups (500 ml/18 fl oz) of hot water and the sugar.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring every minute with a hand whisk.
Stir in the milk, cover and microwave for a further 4 minutes on HIGH.
Pour the soup into a tureen and add the sour cream (creme fraiche).
Adjust seasoning.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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