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Pea, leek and ham soup recipe

Pea, leek and ham soup recipe

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Pea and ham is a classic soup flavour. In this version, we've added leek too for extra veg. It makes a great warming lunch for kids. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 195 calories / serving
  • Gluten-free


  • 15g buttery spread
  • ½ leek, roughly chopped
  • 1 baking potato, peeled and cut into 1cm chunks
  • ½ vegetable stock cube, dissolved in 800ml boiling water
  • 200g Grower’s Harvest garden peas
  • 100ml skimmed milk
  • 2 slices Eastman’s cooked ham, finely shredded
If you don't have any leeks, try using spring or white onions instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    5g 8%
  • Saturates

    1g 7%
  • Sugars

    10g 12%
  • Salt

    1.3g 33%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 26g Protein 11.8g Fibre 6.5g


  1. Melt the buttery spread in a saucepan over a medium heat. Add the leek and potato, cover with a lid and sauté for 5 mins. 
  2. Add the stock, bring to the boil, cover with a lid and simmer for 10-12 mins until the potato is soft. Add the peas and simmer for a further 5 mins. 
  3. Add the milk, blend until smooth, then mix through the ham. Serve.

See more Food ideas for kids

Cooking for children: There are no reference intakes for children and all of these recipes are based on recommendations for an adult woman's portion size. In children of different ages, there is variation in their energy (calorie) requirements and nutrient recommendations. If you are interested in which portion size is best for your child, you can visit the School Food Standards.

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