Hearty Ham Soup Jac Mon 14 Dec Pin Print Hearty Ham Soup Recipe by Jac Servings4servingsCalories261kcalTotal time1hour 30minutes One of my favourite filling lunchtime soups. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion (or 1 cup frozen), peeled and chopped 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped30 g (1oz) red lentils30 g (1oz) puy lentils30 g (1oz) pearl barley750 ml (3 cups) chicken stock, fresh or make with one and a half cubes 5 thick slices of good quality ham, cut into bite-sized pieces100 g (1 medium) white potatoes, peeled and diced Directions Heat the oil in a large saucepan or casserole and fry the onions and carrots very gently for 10 minutes until the onions are transparent.Rinse the lentils and pearl barley, stir into the pan and then add the stock. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Add the ham and potato and simmer for a further 30 minutes. Nutritional Information Calories 261 | Fat 6.4g | Net carbs 25.0g | Protein 26.1g Did you make this recipe? Tag @jacshealthyrecipes on Instagram and hashtag it #healthyrecipeideas Like this recipe? Like us on Facebook One of my favourite filling lunchtime soups.