Pea & ham soup
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- knob of butter
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 medium potato, peeled and diced
- 1l ham or pork stock (see 'Try', below)
- 500g frozen petit pois
- 300g thickly sliced ham, trimmed of any fat and diced
- STEP 1
Heat a knob of butter in a saucepan and when lightly foaming gently cook 1 chopped onion until softened, but not coloured.
- STEP 2
Tip in 1 peeled and diced medium potato and stir to coat in butter, then pour over 1l ham or pork stock. Simmer until softened.
- STEP 3
Tip in 500g frozen petit pois and bring back to the boil. Cook for a couple of mins.
- STEP 4
Remove from the heat and blend until smooth. Stir in 300g diced ham and serve.