Traditional Easter Soup: Magiritsa

(Photo by Eurokinissi/Yorgos Kontarinis)

Magiritsa is the traditional soup consumed after the midnight church services of the Proti Anastasi. Soup, whether it is a traditional magiritsa made with the innards of the lamb, or a chicken soup avgolemono, is an excellent way to end the fasting of Great Lent and to prepare the stomach for the feasting on Sunday. Magiritsa also recalls a time when all the parts of an animal were eaten, pretty much and which is now a culinary trend, what is …

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  1. Great recipe, just keep in mind that the Proti Anastasi is on Holy Saturday morning. So Magiritsa is usually eaten early on Sunday morning after the Resurrection Service.

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