Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Toss the bread cubes in the milk and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet, heat half the oil.
  3. Add the onion.
  4. Cook over medium-low heat until onion is soft and translucent, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add spinach and cook until soft and tender, about 7 minutes more.
  6. Season to taste.
  7. Place the spinach in a sieve to drain.
  8. Meanwhile, squeeze out excess milk from the bread, little by little, and discard milk.
  9. When spinach has cooled, press it into sieve (or between your hands) and try to extract as much juice as possible.
  10. In a food processor, puree the spinach.
  11. Add the bread, egg and feta cheese and process until it comes together like dough.
  12. Place in a bowl. Salt and pepper to taste.
  13. With floured hands, shape into small round, marble-sized dumplings.
  14. Crush the coils of angel hair pasta with your hands into ½-inch-long pieces.
  15. In a large soup pot, warm the remaining ¼ cup olive oil.
  16. Add the broken pasta and stir to coat with a wooden spoon.
  17. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until pasta is golden brown.
  18. Add broth and simmer until pasta is cooked.
  19. In a separate bowl, combine the yogurt, egg yolks, flour, dried mint and cayenne, and whisk until smooth.
  20. Ladle a cup of the hot soup into the yogurt mixture, whisking until combined.
  21. Add yogurt mixture to the soup pot, whisking for about 5 minutes until the soup starts to simmer.
  22. Add dumplings and continue to gently simmer another 10 minutes.
  23. Be careful not to boil.
  24. Ladle into bowls.
  25. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sumac.
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