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

By louiseburke53 (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.34 ratings
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A great soup to warm you up and fill your belly on cold winter days!


  • 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


  • 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.
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