Minted pea and ham soup

Here's a fresh update to the classic pea n' ham soup with vibrant fresh colours and flavours

SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner

Method

  1. Heat oil in a cooking pot
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook slowly until translucent and soft
  3. Add vegetable or chicken stock and bring to the boil
  4. Add peas and mint and cook until peas are hot
  5. Remove from heat and blend until smooth
  6. Place diced ham in a cold frying pan and slowly increase heat to render the fat
  7. Fry until ham is browned to your liking
  8. Serve soup and garnish with cooked ham
  • 2 tbsp
    olive oil
  • medium onion, finely diced
  • garlic, crushed
  • 1½ cups
    vegetable or chicken stock, reduced-salt
  • 500 g
    fresh or frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp
    fresh mint, chopped
  • 120 g
    ham, diced
Per serve
  • Energy
    1726kJ
  • Total Fat
    8.8g
  • Saturated Fat
    1.8g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    56g
  • Sugars
    6g
  • Total Fat
    7.6g
  • Sodium
    340mg

Method

  1. Heat oil in a cooking pot
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook slowly until translucent and soft
  3. Add vegetable or chicken stock and bring to the boil
  4. Add peas and mint and cook until peas are hot
  5. Remove from heat and blend until smooth
  6. Place diced ham in a cold frying pan and slowly increase heat to render the fat
  7. Fry until ham is browned to your liking
  8. Serve soup and garnish with cooked ham