Maltese Widow’s Soup

A traditional Maltese hearty soup made with fresh vegetables. In this soup it is customary to add eggs and the popular Maltese Cheese Gbejna at the end.

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 45 min Rest Time 30 min Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 4
Best Season: Winter



  1. Saute garlic and onion in a tablespoon butter and olive oil until soft.

  2. Add potatoes, carrots, kohlrabi, broad beans, peas and cauliflower.

  3. Stir through then add the curry, mixed spice, tomato paste and stock.

  4. Stir well and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes or until vegetables are just cooked.

  6. Add gbejniet (maltese cheeselets) and eggs, cover and cook for a further 20 minutes.

  7. Garnish with parsley and stir through.

  8. Enjoy!