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Greek Meatball Soup

aka “Giouvarlakia” in Greek, pronounced yiou-var-LAkia

I remember tasting this soup last Easter for the first time. It is not the typical Easter soup, that would be called “mageiritsa”. But once this American girl found out what the ingredients of THAT soup were, she politely maybe snobbishly refused to eat it. There is just something about using the inner parts of an animal to make a soup. But the tradition of this soup does make sense, it is supposed to help gently break the fast of no meats or dairy for the previous 40 days. Parts like the liver and intestines are apparently more easily digested.

Hi! My name is Jacquline. Welcome to my blog. I hope you will find some delicious Greek food recipes and enjoy the read along the way! Kali Orexi :)


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