Frances Malkowicz's Polish Sorrel Soup

posted by SHARON 06-03-98 8:34 PM 

Frances Malkowicz's Polish Sorrel Soup

8 to 10 medium potatoes 
1 lb. sorrel 
5 tbls. butter 
2 qts. boiling water or chicken stock or mixture of both
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 
Pinch of sugar 
1 1/2 tbls. flour 
1/2 cup water 
1 cup sour cream 

Cover potatoes with cold salted water, bring to a boil and cook just 
until tender. Drain and keep warm. 

Wash, stem and chop sorrel. In large heavy pot saute sorrel in butter 
about 10 minutes. Add boiling water or stock and cook 15 minutes. 

Season to taste with salt, pepper and sugar. In small bowl, mix flour 
and water until smooth; add sour cream and stir until blended. 

Add 1 cup of the sorrel mixture and whisk until well blended. Return 
soup to a boil. Place potatoes in individual soup dishes and pour hot 
soup over them. 

Makes 8 to 10 servings 
From Detroit Free Press Tower Kitchen 

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