Pork Soup

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup
  • 1 cup of split peas
  • 2 litres water
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 sticks of celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 cloves
  • sal and pepper
  • 5 bacon bones or 1 ham hock
  1. Soak the peas overnight in water. Chop the onions, celery and carrots. Put everything into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer covered for 2 to 3 hours or until meat and veges are all soft.
  2. Remmove the bones and puree it all in a blender or push through a sieve.
  3. Pour the soup back into the rinsed saucepan.
  4. If you have used a ham hock then take the meat off the bones, chop it up and add to the soup.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste and reheat the soup gently.


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