Don® Pea and Ham Soup
4 - 6
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 stick celery, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
1 parsnip, finely chopped
450g DON® shredded Ham, finely diced
500g green dried split peas, rinsed and drained
2 bay leaves
1 litre water
1 litre stock (reduced salt)
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1-2 teaspoons thyme leaves
1 tablespoon chopped parsley, extra, and cracked black pepper for serving
Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add onion, celery, carrot and parsnip. Cook over low heat until soft, approximately 5 minutes.
Add 400g DON® ham, split peas, bay leaves, water, stock, parsley and thyme leaves. Simmer the soup covered for an hour, until thickened, and peas are tender.
Remove the lid and puree the soup.
Serve topped with remaining ham, extra parsley and cracked black pepper.
Recipe & Image courtesy of Don KR Australia