Pea & Ham Soup

A meaty and vibrant soup that's great for using up festive ham leftovers or as a comforting storecupboard soup.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Worldwide
Servings 4 serves
Calories 243 kcal


  • knob of butter
  • 1 medium potato peeled and diced
  • 1 l ham or pork stock
  • 500 g frozen petit pois
  • 300 g ham thickly sliced, trimmed of any fat and diced


  • Heat a knob of butter in a saucepan and when lightly foaming gently cook 1 chopped onion until softened, but not coloured.
  • 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.
  • Tip in 500g frozen petit pois and bring back to the boil. Cook for a couple of mins.
  • Remove from the heat and blend until smooth. Stir in 300g diced ham and serve.


Recipe from, December 2012


Calories: 243kcalCarbohydrates: 18.3gProtein: 28.5gFat: 6.3gSaturated Fat: 2.2gFiber: 7.3gSugar: 6.2g
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