Pea and smoky ham soup

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July 9, 2021

Pea and smoky ham soup 0 0 5 0
  • Prep: 1 hr
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • 1 hr

    8 hrs

    9 hrs

  • Yields: 8 Bowls possibly leftovers


3 heaped tsps bacon stock powder (optional)

2 large carrots diced

2 stalks of celery diced

1kg smokey ham hock

1 onion diced

1 cup yellow split peas

1/2 cup red lentils

1/2 cup barley

Water to cover

Salt to taste


11: Place the peas, lentils and barley in a bowl. Cover with water and soak for an hour or so,then strain water out.

22: Dice the vegetables

3 3: In a 5.5L slow cooker place the hock in first, followed by the vegetables and soaked grains.

44: Cover the ingredients with warm water and add the stock powder.

55: Cook on HIGH for 8hours.

66: Remove the hock and any bones, cut up the meat and return to soup, giving it a good stir.

77: Taste and season with salt or more stock if needed based on personal preference

88: Cook longer with lid off if it needs thickening

9Enjoy with a slice of fresh bread, buttered


1Different grains can be used ie green peas or soup mix.

2Bacon stock can be substituted with veggie stock or omitted entirety

Submitted by Katrina


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