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The new pea and ham soup

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  • Egg free
  • Nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • No added sugar
  • 2 serves veg or fruit

This easy spin on pea and ham soup is light on your hip pocket and perfect for weeknights.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time30 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes
The new pea and ham soup


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 leek, pale section only, thickly sliced
  • 1 large brushed potato, peeled, finely chopped
  • 4 cups (1L) chicken stock
  • 500g pkt frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream
  • 200g Coles Rindless Shortcut Bacon, sliced, pan-fried
  • Snow pea sprouts, to serve
  • Chopped chives, to serve
  • Frozen peas, extra, blanched, to serve
  • Sliced Coles Bakery Stone Baked White Sourdough Vienna*, to serve

Nutritional information

Per serve: Per serve: Energy: 1543kJ/369 Cals (18%), Protein: 21g (42%), Fat: 20g (29%), Sat Fat: 9g (38%), Sodium: 1668mg (83%), Carb: 21g (7%), Sugar: 9g (10%), Dietary Fibre: 9g (30%).

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Percentage Daily Intake information on our recipes is calculated using the nutrition reference values for an average Australian adult.


  1. Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the leek and potato and cook, stirring, for 2 mins or until the leek softens. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 mins or until potato is tender. Add the peas and bring to the boil.

  2. Step 2

    Remove pan from heat. Use a stick blender to carefully blend until smooth. Add half the cream and season. Stir to combine.

  3. Step 3

    Ladle the soup among serving bowls. Drizzle with the remaining cream. Top with the bacon. Sprinkle with the sprouts, chives and extra peas. Season with pepper and serve with the bread.

    *Selected stores only.