- STEP 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.
- STEP 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.
- STEP 3
Pour in milk and tip peas into pan, simmer for a further few mins until peas are done. remove from heat.
- STEP 4
Add chopped ham to the pan, then blend until smooth.
- STEP 5
season with salt, pepper and a little sugar if needed.
- STEP 6
Serve with big wedges of homemade crusty bread.