Ham and Pea Soup

This is one nutritious side dish that's been turned into a warm and chunky soup.


January-February 2012 | By
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Main Ingredient

Vegetables

Type

Soup

Preparation Time

00:00:00


Date Published

January-February 2012

This is one nutritious side dish that's been turned into a warm and chunky soup. Best served with Smoked Fish Baguette.

Serves 6  
Prep Time 5 minutes  
Cooking Time 
12 minutes
 

 

2 tablespoons butter
1 cup diced ham
1 medium yellow onion, minced
3 1/2 cups chicken stock, divided
2 1/2 cups frozen peas
1 teaspoon lemon juice
salt and pepper, to taste
sour cream for garnish

 

1  In a pot, heat butter until melted. Sauté ham and onion until onions are soft and translucent.

 Pour in 1/2 cup chicken stock and simmer for 1 minute.

 Add frozen peas and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes.

4  Place stock in a blender along with the remaining chicken stock and lemon juice. Purée until smooth.

5  Pour back in the pot and reheat. Taste and adjust seasoning.

 Serve in bowls and finish each with a dollop of sour cream and several rounds of black pepper.

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