Pea, spinach and ham soup

July 13, 2014 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Pea, spinach and ham soup recipe

Amp up both the flavours and health benefits of the classic pea and ham combination with the addition of some great greenery. Pea, spinach and ham soup is a creamy, delicious bowl of comfort that you need for winter.

Recipe by Donna Hay 

Photograph by Chris Court

Styling by Justine Poole  

Pea, spinach and ham soup

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 15 mins


  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1L (4 cups) chicken stock
  • 480g (4 cups) frozen peas
  • 100g baby spinach leaves
  • 200g leg ham, torn
  • sour cream, to serve



Heat the oil in a saucepan over high heat.


Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3 – 4 minutes. Add the chicken stock and bring to the boil. Add the peas, spinach and ham and blend with a hand-held blender until smooth.


Top with sour cream to serve.

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