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Greek Soup Recipes

Recipes for Greek soups, from the classic fassoulada to the velvety smooth egg-lemon chicken soup.
  1. Cold Soups (3)

Classic White Bean Soup - Fassolatha
A staple of any Greek household, Fassolatha is the Classic White Bean soup that is hearty, nutritious, and delicious.

Chicken Soup Avgolemono - Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup
Chicken Soup Avgolemono is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups. It’s on the menu at every Greek restaurant or diner and you’ll find it as the first course at most Greek holiday celebrations.

Greek Chicken Soup - Kotosoupa
A delicious Greek soup with chunks of chicken, vegetables, and a rich flavorful broth. This recipe for Kotosoupa will remind you of Mom's.

Beef Vegetable Soup - Kreatosoupa me Trahana
A hearty and satisfying beef vegetable soup with the unmistakable flavor of sweet Trahana – a fine grain pasta made from semolina and milk

Greek Easter Soup - Mayiritsa (Magiritsa)
The traditional Greek Easter soup is called Mayiritsa (mah-yee-REE-tsah). After the midnight resurrection service, it is customary to break the Lenten fast with this rich lamb soup flavored with Avgolemono. NOTE: The lamb broth can be made a day ahead. You can chill the broth overnight in order to defat it easily before proceeding with the...

Asparagus Soup
A light soup with asparagus, leeks, zucchini, and potatoes, slightly thickened with cornstarch and the traditional taste of lemon juice.

Black Eyed Pea Soup with Country Sausage - Mavromatika Fasolia me Loukaniko
Tender black eyed peas are slow cooked and flavored with country sausage and Swiss chard. Serve with a warm crusty bread for a hearty and nutritious meal.

Basic Vegetable Soup (with Pasta) - Hortosoupa
This is a simple and easy recipe for a basic empty-the-fridge vegetable soup with pasta using favorite Greek veggies like potatoes, carrots, zucchini, cabbage, tomatoes, and asparagus.

Chickpea Soup - Revithosoupa
Chickpea soup is a warming and filling thick soup that isn't as appealing to the eye as it is to the tastebuds. It's easy to make, vegetarian- and vegan-friendly, and this version has few ingredients.

Fish Soup: Red Snapper & Vegetables - Psarosoupa
This Greek fish soup isn't just soup made with bits of fish; it's a production involving meaty whole fish - in this case red snapper - vegetables and rice. The resulting soup - and boiled fish and vegetables - make a delicious and satisfying meal.

Greek Fisherman's Soup - Kakavia
This Greek fisherman's soup is often called a stew and is one of Greece's most famous dishes. It calls for a variety of fish and seafood that can be easily changed to incorporate seasonal fish.

Greek Meatball Soup with Rice - Yiouvarlakia me Avgolemono
This is a classic Greek soup made with meatballs, rice, and an egg-lemon sauce.

Lamb & Rice Soup (Egg-Lemon) - Mayiritsa Easter Soup
Traditionally fixed once a year as the meal to break the fast following the Great Lent, Mayiritsa is a soup that is served following midnight Easter services in Greek homes around the world.

Lentil Soup - Fakes
Legumes are an important part of the Greek diet, and lentil soup is a perennial favorite as well as a lenten dish consumed during fasting periods in the Greek Orthodox faith.

Mock Mayiritsa with Chicken Livers (Easter Soup)
"Mayiritsa," the soup traditionally eaten to break the Lenten fast after Easter services, is most often made with lamb, but this version made with chicken livers is a delicious alternative.

Pureed Meatless Split Pea Soup - Soupa me Bizelia
When the weather turns cold, this thick soup is especially delightful. It's vegetarian- and vegan-friendly, and a favorite lenten dish as well.

Tahini Soup with Angel Hair Pasta - Tahinosoupa me Fithes
Tahini soup can be made in many ways, and this is the simplest version - a specialty of the island of Syros. Tahini soup is a traditional dish on Friday of Holy Week.

Tomato & Pasta Soup - Domatosoupa me Lathi
Made with fresh tomatoes, vegetables, and pasta, this hearty soup is a cold-weather delight.

Trahana Soup with Milk - Soupa Trahana
Trahana is a pebble-size pasta that is fried, used in soups and stews the same way as rice or other pasta, and made into a soup like this one that is a Greek favorite. The pasta is similar to peperini or acini that can be found in grocery stores.

Tripe Soup with Tomatoes - Patsas me Domata
Patsas (tripe soup) is the quintessential Greek winter cure for a hangover. Some add egg-lemon sauce, but I prefer this version with tomatoes and cinnamon.

Vegetable & Pasta Soup from Corfu - Bourou-Bourou
Trying to clean out the refrigerator and cupboards? This delightful soup with a mix of vegetables and pasta is a great solution... or just fun to make with a variety of ingredients.

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