Superfood Sorrel RumexBotanic name: Rumex sanguineus

Health Benefits of Sorrel Rumex

Sorrel have distinctive red veins with crisp leaves  and a sharp, tangy, acidic-lemon flavour.

Sorrel contains calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium as well as vitamins A and C, very high oxalate acid content which can be reduced by cooking.

Sorrel Rumex Growing Information

Sorrel prefers fertile, well-drained soil in a partly shaded position.

Sorrel Rumex Recipe

Sorrel Rumex

Melt 30 grams butter in a pan, add 100 grams Sorrel and cook till wilted.

Add 2tbs double cream and let cool, before adding 1 egg yolk, season with salt, pepper and a pinch of salt.

Stir to combine.

Pour over freshly poached eggs  on toast.