• 5 - 6 medium/large tomatoes, diced
  • 2 large thick cut slices of ham, diced (do not soak)
  • 2000 ml of chicken broth
  • 1 large onion, red or yellow, diced
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, diced
  • 2 sprigs worth of rosemary leaves, finely chopped
  • 6 - 7 leaves of thyme, finely chopped
  • 3 - 4 leaves of sage, finely chopped
  • 4 - 5 black pepper corns, finely ground
  • 1 pat of butter


  • STEP 1
    Sweat onions in butter in the bottom of a large pot (I use cast iron dutch oven but any type will work).
  • STEP 2
    Just before the onions turn translucent add spices then add tomatoes and ham.
  • STEP 3
    Add broth and simmer for 45 min to an hour. Serve hot with slices of well aged cheddar cheese and enjoy.

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