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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • 65 mins cook

Dutch pea and ham soup

A new take on heart-warming family favourites.

Ingredients

Dutch pea and ham soup

  • 1 smoked pork hock
  • 1 carrot, peeled and quartered
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1 L chicken stock
  • 1 L water
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Gruyère toasts

  • 4 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 8 slices ciabatta
  • 100 g gruyère cheese, grated

Steps

Dutch pea and ham soup

  1. Place first seven ingredients in a large pot with a lid. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
  2. Remove carrot, onion and bay leaves, discard. Take out pork hock and set aside. Add ¾ of the peas to soup and blitz until smooth.
  3. Drop in the remaining whole peas, pick meat from pork hock and put in the soup.
  4. Serve hot with Gruyère toasts.

Gruyère toasts

  1. Spread Dijon mustard over ciabatta slices, then top with grated Gruyère.
  2. Place under a hot grill until cheese is golden and bubbling.

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