Best ever pea and ham soup
A perfect homemade soup for winter! Total comfort food, this soup warms you to the core.
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Large saucepan/ pot
split peas (500 grams)
green variety if available, otherwise the yellow kind are just fine
stock (2 litres)
ham (500 grams)
substitute with bacon if necessary
Cover peas with cold water and soak overnight (or at least for a good few hours). Drain peas and discard the liquid.
Melt butter in a large saucepan, add onion, cook till lightly browned.
Add stock, peas, onion, carrot, celery, parsley, salt, pepper, bacon.
Bring to the boil, cover, simmer 2½ to 3 hours – stir occasionally. Cool slightly, remove bones.
Blend mixture till smooth in a blender or food processor. Return to saucepan, bring to the boil.
Sprinkle soup with paprika and cheese, serve with small croutons of toast.
Best ever pea and ham soup https://recipelibrary.net/pea-ham-soup/ July 16, 2019