Quick pea and ham soup

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time30 minutes
Meal categorySoup
Recipe sourceHealthy Food Guide

Description

This quick and easy colourful soup is sure to satisfy in the cold weather.

Ingredients

1 onion (finely chopped)
2 stalks celery (finely chopped)
2 carrots (finely chopped)
2CloveGarlic (crushed)
500GramFrozen peas
3Cupreduced-salt chicken stock
250GramLean ham (chopped)
1⁄3Cuplight sour cream

Instructions

  1. Spray a large saucepan with oil and place over medium heat. Add onion, celery and carrot and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add garlic and peas and cook for a further 3–4 minutes.
  2. Add stock and 3 cups water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes, until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat. Blend well using a stick blender.
  3. Return soup to low heat. Add ham and stir until warmed through. Ladle soup into bowls, swirl with sour cream and serve.

  

Nutrition Information
  • Energy: 1021kJ
  • Calories: 244cal
  • Protein: 20.9g
  • Fat: 8.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.7g
    • sugars: 8.4g
  • Dietary Fibre: 9.1g
  • Sodium: 1321mg
  • Calcium: 90mg
  • Iron: 3.1mg

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