Pea and ham soup

    Find easy recipes for warming pea and ham soup made with split peas or fresh garden peas, ham hocks or leftover gammon.

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    405 reviews

    This is a good way to use leftover ham, quite inexpensive and very tasty. Some people like to add diced carrots or potatoes. However you tweak this recipe, it will indeed become a warming winter staple.

    Recipe by: TEETOE

    2 reviews

    A delicious warming soup. It's ideal for those days after Christmas when you want simple warming food - plus you get to use up leftover ham from Christmas. Also a great treat after you have been on a long wintery walk. Published as part of the RSPCA’s Think Pig Christmas Recipes. The RSPCA are are encouraging everyone to ‘Think Pig’ by buying higher welfare pork.

    Recipe by: RSPCA

    3 reviews

    This is a two stage process that takes time, but is well worth the effort. Thick and filling, it can be frozen and pulled out on a cold winter morning. Great every time.

    Recipe by: meakin8651

    232 reviews

    This warming split pea soup is ideal for cold and blustery days. Leftovers will freeze well. Ideal for using up any small bits of cooked gammon.

    Recipe by: Chef John

    94 reviews

    This is a great way to use leftovers from a bone-in ham joint. A ham bone and attached meat is slowly simmered with split peas and carrots. It's a well flavoured and delicious soup.

    Recipe by: Clinton C. Wigen

    1 review

    People occasionally say that fog is thicker than pea soup. I say they just haven't tried this recipe yet! Not only is this soup incredible delicious but it takes advantage of the available fall and winter root vegetables!

    Recipe by: megrnelson

    No reviews

    A hint of cream makes this fresh green soup seem delightfully indulgent. The high proportion of peas fills the soup with vitamins and fibre, while a modest amount of lean cooked ham adds protein and depth of flavour. Serve with crusty bread for a satisfying starter or add a sandwich and enjoy it for lunch.

    Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

    9 reviews

    This is a fabulous use of a leftover ham bone. It is cooked with chickpeas in the slow cooker for a very hearty soup. You could add really any vegetables and spices to this soup. I enjoy simpler flavours, so this was wonderful for me! I wouldn't add any salt, however, as ham is already quite salty.

    Recipe by: beanbaird

    No reviews

    More stock makes more of a soup; this recipe produces something more like a stew as pictured. Serves up to 8 as a starter and 4 - 6 as a main course.

    Recipe by: Shazzbot

    23 reviews

    A hearty split pea soup made with a nice big ham bone which adds lots of flavour. It's so good to warm up with a bowl of this over the Christmas holidays or on a cold, blustery day.

    Recipe by: David Cobbs

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