Lou's Pea and ham soup
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Lou's Pea and ham soup

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Serves 4

A great soup to warm you up and fill your belly on cold winter days!

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Ingredients

  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 4 rashers/125g bacon chopped
  • 2 large or 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 600ml/1pt vegetable or chicken stock
  • 300ml/1/2pt milk
  • 500g peas, frozen or fresh
  • 4 slices/125g cooked ham cut into small pieces

Method

    1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Gently fry the onions, garlic and bacon over a low heat for about 10 mins until the onions are soft and the bacon is browned.
    2. Add the potatoes and stock to the pan, bring to the boil, turn down heat and simmer for about 10 mins until potatoes are cooked.
    3. Pour in milk and tip peas into pan, simmer for a further few mins until peas are done. remove from heat.
    4. Add chopped ham to the pan, then blend until smooth. season with salt, pepper and a little sugar if needed.
    5. Serve with big wedges of homemade crusty bread.

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pawsnjaws
28th Dec, 2016
5.05
I had all the ingredients except the Potato, however I did have one of those ready mash potato servings from the Supermarket, so scooped that into the pan and viola.... it worked! Absolutely gorgeous soup for Pea & Ham fans and I'm delighted with my improvisation which worked a treat...
lindsaysamuel07
13th Apr, 2015
5.05
Whole family love this recipe!
callmeovercautious
2nd Feb, 2013
5.05
I made this with some left over gammon and it was even better than before!
sexxyblonde007
7th Jan, 2013
5.05
Fantastic easy , very quick recipe, very tasty we love it
sexxyblonde007
7th Jan, 2013
5.05
Fantastic tasty quick soup really enjoyed it
thetruth734
3rd Nov, 2012
5.05
Very good! We added sweet corn as didn't have enough peas in freezer. Also added ham after blending. Even our 8month old loved this (we added salt and pepper after splitting his portion from ours).
linfloss
2nd Oct, 2012
5.05
This soup is beautiful! I like thick pea soup so the consistency is perfect for me. I did not have bacon but will try it with smokey bacon next time as that sounds yum! I included a leek. It is gorgeous.
sarahclapton
18th Sep, 2012
5.05
delicious winter warmer
jenniferxo
2nd Aug, 2012
3.05
Not too keen on this recipe, instead of ham i used gammon and instead of panchetta i used bacon to sprinkle on the top. and the water from the gammon i put in the soup to make it abit thinner as this does get thick!
rcostello1
31st May, 2012
5.05
Absolutely delicious soup recipe, in fact, one of the nicest soup's I have ever tasted. It is a big hit with my family, inc the children. We have it at least once a week with some home made bread. We eat it as a main meal as it is very filling. I add more garlic and milk to my recipe, lovely (",)

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