Garden pea soup with Parma ham croutons

May 7, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

Garden pea soup with Parma ham croutons

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 2 mins


  • 45ml (3 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1kg fresh garden peas
  • 1,2L beef stock, hot
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 190ml fresh cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 slices Parma ham
  • 8 thin grissini



Heat the oil and sauté the onion and garlic, 1 – 2 minutes.


Add the peas and sauté for a minute.


Pour in the stock and parsley, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, about 10 minutes.


Use a hand blender to blend until smooth. Add the cream and season.


Serve hot with the Parma ham grissini.


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