Mediterranean pearl couscous soup with lemon: another quick and easy soup recipe right out of my magnificent KitchenAid Cook Processor!
Lunch, Soup, Starter
Calories per serving452kcal
4,5ozpearl couscous(125 g)
3cupsvegetable stock(720 ml)
½mediumfresh lemonchopped in half
½tspground turmericor curcuma
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.