Green Pea and Ham Soup

Meal Type:
Entree
Prep Time:
0 - 15 mins
Cooking Time:
30 - 60 mins
Serves:
6 +

Ingredients

  • 1 ham bone (from a cooked ham)
  • 2 cups Pams Green Split Peas
  • 1 litre of water
  • 1 Litre reduced salt vegetable stock
  • 1 large onion, peeled & diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled & diced
  • 2 sticks celery, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Cover the split peas in water and soak overnight.
  2. Next day, drain the split peas well and place in a large saucepan with the ham bone, water, stock, garlic, onion, celery and bayleaf.
  3. Bring the mixure to the boil then turn down the heat and simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Remove any ham from the bones and reserve. Puree the soup and then season to taste.
  5. Serve soup garnished with reserved ham and parsley and some crusty bread.
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