39+ Greek Recipes Easter Midnight Soup
Background. Add to soup, stir well and serve very hot. This recipe for greek mayiritsa soup is traditionally prepared only once a year as the meal to break the fast following the midnight easter service.
During christian orthodox easter, christians need to fast at least 7 days before great saturday when according to religion jesus christ. Magiritsa is the soup that greeks break their 40 days fasting with after the midnight liturgy on easter saturday. Start them the night before and let them cool slowly in the oven until morning.
Serve at easter midnight supper and throughout easter week.
Stir in the rice 10 minutes before the end of cooking time. Most greeks the world over enjoy a hot bowl of mageiritsa soup after the midnight liturgy on the saturday night before easter. Start them the night before and let them cool slowly in the oven until morning. From tsoureki to galaktoboureko and lots of lamb in between, consider orthodox easter sorted with some of our favourite greek dishes.