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auroracoor1

Member
Milk soup sounds a bit strange to those who haven't heard of it before but its totally worth trying this recipe out! In Greek, this soup is called Matsi me Gala. It is a very old, traditional recipe that is still being served all over Greece but its not as popular now.

Ingredients
- 4 cups water
- Salt, to taste
- 1/2 pound hilopites, orzo, or other pasta (fresh, if you can find it) – choose gluten free if following a gluten free diet
- 4 cups milk (goal milk is traditional, but any milk can be used)
- 3 tablespoons Greek olive oil

Add the water to a large pot and add a generous pinch of salt. Bring the water to a boil on high heat with the pot covered. Add the noodles and cook according to the package directions.

While the noodles cook, add the milk to another saucepan and heat gently over medium-low heat. Once the pasta is cooked about 3/4 of the way, add the heated milk to the large pot with the pasta and stir. Cook the ingredients together the rest of the way. Add olive oil just before serving.

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k_tsoukalas

Moderator
It does sound odd - but it does have potential! I have never seen it while in Greece, do you know where they typically eat this? Or is it one of those things that people eat at home and you don't really see at restaurants?
 

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