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sorrel salad on white plate

Sorrel (Ngayi ngayi) salad

  • Author: Magali Mutombo
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total Time: 40 min
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: lunch, dinner
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: World
  • Diet: Vegetarian


A perfect summer salad made with green sorrel leaves.



  • 1 big purple sweet potato (diced)
  • 2 avocadoes (diced)
  • 1 cup of cherries tomatoes halves
  • 1 cup of basil leaves
  • 1 cup of fresh sorrel chopped
  • Feta cheese (optional)


  • ¼ cup of vinegar
  • 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp of mustard
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • A pinch of salt & pepper


For the dressing:

Put all of your ingredients in a small jar and shake it well. Put it aside.

For the salad:

  1. Preheat your oven at 375 F
  2. Peel the sweet potato  and cut it in small pieces
  3. In a bowl, cover your sweet potatoes with water and 1 tbsp of salt
  4. Put the sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle them with olive oil
  5. Put them in the oven for 20-25 min
  6. They should be slightly brown
  7. Take them out the oven and let them get to room temperature
  8. Put all of your ingredients in a big bowl and drizzle it with your dressing.

Keywords: Sorrel salad