Greek Easter Soup



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    • Ready in

      2 hr

Appears in

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook: Classic Mediterranean Soul Food Recipes

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

By Christos Sourligas and Evdokia Antginas

Published 2019

  • About

Also known as Easter Sunday Soup or Easter Lamb Soup, magiritsa contains the entrails and internal organs of the “sacrificial lamb,” as well as greens and flavored seasonings. It’s the prefect meal to break the Greek Orthodox fast (Lent). Dense and filling, the soup is traditionally prepared on Holy Saturday evening and eaten right after Easter midnight church service. Yes, I know, the insides of an animal sound kinda gross. But if you choose to be a carnivore, you must also respect