Pea and ham soup

Pea and ham soup

  • serves 4
  • Easy

An absolute classic, made with just five ingredients in 20 minutes. Serve with crusty bread for a nourishing, colourful lunch


Try our classic pea and ham soup then check out our best soup recipes, and make homemade bread rolls to serve on the side. If you like this flavour combination, also try our comforting pea and ham risotto.

Got a bag of peas to use up? Try putting them in our inventive pea recipes.



  • butter 25g
  • spring onions 6, roughly chopped
  • frozen petit pois 500g
  • strong vegetable or chicken stock 600ml
  • thick-cut ham 300g, chopped


  • Step 1

    Melt the butter in a pan and cook the spring onions for 5 minutes until softened. Add the peas and stock, bring back to a simmer then cook for 3 minutes. Stir in a small handful of the chopped ham, simmer for 2 minutes then take off the heat and use a hand blender to whizz everything together. Season, stir in the rest of the ham then serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 261
  • Fat 10g
  • Saturates 4.9g
  • Carbs 15g
  • Sugars 8.7g
  • Fibre 8.1g
  • Protein 23.6g
  • Salt 2.1g