Pea and ham soup

PennyBy Penny    

July 30, 2015


A knob of butter

1 finely chopped onion

1 litre of ham stock or vegetable stock . Fresh made is best but stock cubes will do )

500g frozen peas or petit pois

300g of chopped cooked ham with fat removed

Salt and pepper

A few mint sprigs

1 medium sized potato peeled and diced


1Melt the butter in a saucepan and add in the chopped onions , cook until softened but you don't want any colour

2Add in the cubed potato and toss in the butter

3Pour over the stock and simmer until the potato has softened

4Tip in the peas and bring to the boil

5Blend , check seasoning and add if needed

6Stir through the ham allow to warm and serve with a mint garnish

7This recipe can be frozen