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Pea Soup

Pea and Prosciutto Soup

A fresh light summer soup
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 450 g frozen peas
  • 1 large potato
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 6 slices prosciutto
  • 125 ml cream
  • 250 ml stock


  • In a large pot, melt oil and butter and sauté onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes, then add in potatoes and allow to sweat for a couple of minutes.
  • Next add in frozen peas and cover with stock, season with salt and pepper and allow to simmer on a medium heat for 25-30 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  • Place prosciutto on a lined baking tray and put in the oven for 12-15 minutes until crispy.
  • Once the soup is ready, blend into a smooth consistency, pour in cream and season with extra salt and pepper if needed.
  • If you wanted an extra smooth consistency you could then pass the soup through a sieve.
  • Garnish with a drizzle of extra cream and crispy prosciutto.