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Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!

Pearl Couscous Soup with Lemon Recipe

Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!
Course Lunch, Soup, Starter
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 452 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4,5 oz pearl couscous (125 g)
  • 3 cups vegetable stock (720 ml)
  • ½ medium fresh lemon chopped in half
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric or curcuma
  • 2 large garlic cloves peeled
  • 1 medium shallot peeled
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint chopped
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 3 bay leaves
  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Insert the MultiBlade knife into the bowl. Add the peeled shallot and garlic cloves. Close the lid and press Pulse for 10 seconds. Open the lid and scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  2. Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!
  3. Replace the MultiBlade knife with the StirAssist. Add the unsalted butter, the vegetable stock, the chopped lemon, turmeric (or curcuma), bay leaves, the sugar and a good dash of pepper.

  4. Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!
  5. Remove the measuring cup and close the lid again. Select BOIL P2 and press Start. Step 1 shows on the display: adjust the time to 10 minutes. Then press Start to confirm. After Step 1: add the pearl couscous.
  6. Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!
  7. Close the lid again. Adjust the time of Step 2 to 15 minutes (instead of 30 minutes) and press Start to activate. Once the program has finished, press cancel to exit the keep warm mode. Add the fresh herbs.
  8. Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!
  9. Close the lid and press Quick Stir for 10 seconds. Then check the seasoning of the lemon soup and add extra pepper, salt or sugar to taste if necessary. Scoop the soup into bowls, drizzle with extra olive oil and serve hot.
  10. Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!