Pea and ham soup recipe
Warm and filling, this classic flavour combination always hits the spot.
500 g McKenzie’s green split peas
3 medium carrots, diced
3 celery sticks, diced
1 large onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
1 smoked ham hock
1 reduced salt chicken stock cube
8 cups water
1 bay leaf
McKenzie’s Himalayan pink salt and whole black peppercorns, to taste
Pan fried prosciutto and fresh parsley to garnish
1. Combine all ingredients (except garnish) in a large pot. Cover and simmer for approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
2. Remove hock and prepare by removing skin. Roughly chop ham and set aside. Discard bay leaf.
3. Puree soup in a food processor or blender.
4. Add ham back into pureed soup and stir through.
5. Season to taste with pepper. Garnish with prosciutto and fresh parsley.
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