Kusksu is a traditional Maltese soup made primarily from seasonal broad beans, small pasta beads, and fresh ġbejniet


ANOTHER Chopped Onion
2 Garlic Cloves minced
350g Broad Beans
200g peas
1 litre chicken stock
150g kusksu
5 to 6 ġbejniet
5 to 6 eggs
Juice of Half a Lemon
1 tablespoon Tomato Paste
Bunch of Mint
Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper

Yield: 4 Servings


1. In another large pot fry your onions until transparent. Add the garlic, tomato paste and mint to the mixture and cook for around a minute.
2. Add the beans, peas and stock and simmer for around fifteen minutes.
3. Add the kusksu and cook for another fifteen minutes.
4. crack open the eggs into the kusksu, try to keep them separated from each other.
5. Add the ġbejniet and cook for another ten minutes, covered.
6. Sprinkle parmesan and some more mint on top to serve.