Pea & ham soup

Pea & ham soup

Serves: 8 | Preparation Time: 10 mins | Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 400g Tasman leg ham, chunky cut into 2 cups of ham pieces
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 kg green peas, frozen
  • 1.5 litres chicken or vegetable stock
  • ½ bunch parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ bunch mint, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup cream

To Serve:
  • 2 tbsp green peas (reserved)
  • Toasted Sour Dough Bread
  • Herb Butter


    1. Heat the olive oil in a large deep stock pot over a medium heat.
    2. Sauté the onions and spring onion 4 minutes until onions are opaque.
    3. Add the green peas, stock and 1 cup of the ham to the saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes.
    4. Remove the saucepan from the heat add the parsley and mint to the soup.
    5. Using a blender puree the soup until smooth.
    6. Add the reserved Ham chunks and peas to the soup. Serve hot with a swirl of cream and toasted sour dough bread with herb butter.

    Note: This soup is also delicious served with a dollop of basil pesto and shaved parmesan cheese.

    Results may vary.