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Pea and ham soup

Pea and ham soup

Published: March 9, 2020 at 11:53 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

  • Low calorie
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal261
fat10g
saturates4.9g
carbs15g
sugars8.7g
fibre8.1g
protein23.6g
salt2.1g
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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.

Ingredients

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

Method

  • 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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