Mum's Pea and Ham Soup

“This is a soup my mum made after every Christmas using the ham bone. It is true comfort food. Since it is summer in Australia at that time, I have frozen it in preparation for autumn/winter.”
READY IN:
8hrs 20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cover peas with plenty of water and soak overnight.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Place bone, and additional ham, with onions and bay leaves, soaked peas in a 5L slow cooker.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover with sufficient water.
  6. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  7. Stir occasionally if you like but it is not necessary.
  8. Add vinegar to taste.
  9. (I add a soupspoon at a time, but it depends on your individual taste) Serve with freshly baked (or warmed) bread and a garnish of chopped parsley.
  10. You may need to dilute the soup after cooking depending on the size of your slow cooker.

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