Green Pea & Ham Soup

Lovely served with a herb butter on sough dough or alike

Submitted by Lisa Webster

Green Pea & Ham Soup

Lovely served with a herb butter on sough dough or alike
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Serving: 8
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 40g butter, chopped
  • 2-3 onions, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped OR 2Tbl of minced garlic
  • ham hocks (about 1.5kg in total)
  • 1 pkt dried green split peas
  • 500g frozen baby green peas

Instructions
 

  • 1. Heat butter in a large saucepan over low-medium heat, add onion and garlic and saute until tender.
  • 2. Add the garlic and onion to the slow cooker with the split peas and ham hocks.
  • 3. Add approximately 3L of water to the slow cooker. Ensure some of this is used to gather up any remaining garlic and onion from the pan.
  • 4. Cook for 6-8 hours on low.
  • 5. Just before serving, remove the ham hocks and add the frozen peas. The peas will need about 10min
  • 6. Remove the skin from the hocks and shred the meat.
  • 7. Using a stick blender, blend the whole peas into the soup mix.
  • 8. Serve the soup with the ham on top of the soup.

Notes

  • Lovely served with a herb butter on sough dough
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