Description Edit


Magiritsa is the soup that Greeks break their 40 days fasting with after the midnight liturgy on Easter Saturday. Serves 6 persons!

Ingredients Edit

Avgolemono Sauce Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Rinse all the meat.
  2. Turn the intestines inside out with the help of a thin stick and rinse them thoroughly.
  3. Rub them with salt and lemon juice and rinse them again.
  4. Cube them into small portions.
  5. In a large saucepan, sauté the onions in the butter, until they start to change colour.
  6. Add the chopped intestines, liver, lights and heart, fry together for a few minutes, stirring.
  7. Add the shredded lettuces and all the fresh herbs and sauté for a few more minutes.
  8. Add the hot water, and seasoning, cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  9. Then add the rice and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from the heat and let it stand for 10 minutes, before proceeding with the avgolemono sauce.
  11. Add the avgolemono sauce to the soup, stirring.
  12. Return to a very gentle heat for 2 minutes, stirring at the same time.
  13. It should be by now a quite a thick soup.
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