Monday, 2 May 2011

Pea and ham soup recipe

The Side Dish blog (the home of side dish and salad collection recipes) invites you to try Pea and ham soup recipe. Enjoy quick and easy cooking recipes and learn how to make Pea and ham soup.

For a quick winter warming meal, you can't go past a soup classic.

Ingredients (serves 6)

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 brown onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 carrots, chopped
2 celery sticks, chopped
1 (about 500g) ham hock
3 teaspoons Vegeta Chicken Stock Powder
8 cups water
1kg frozen peas


1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, uncovered, for 5 to 6 minutes or until soft.

2. Add carrots, celery, ham hock, stock powder and water to saucepan. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, partially covered, for 1 hour 45 minutes or until meat starts to come away from the bone. Remove ham hock from saucepan and set aside to cool.

3. Add three-quarters of the peas to soup. Bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool.

4. Shred ham from bone. Blend soup in batches until smooth. Return to saucepan. Add ham, remaining peas, and salt and pepper. Stir over low heat until hot. Serve.

Super Food Ideas - June 2004, Page 50
Recipe by Alison Roberts

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