Hearty Ham Soup

Hearty Ham Soup

Recipe by Jac
Servings

4

servings
Calories

261

kcal
Total time

1

hour 

30

minutes

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 chopped

  • 30 g (1oz) red lentils

  • 30 g (1oz) puy lentils

  • 30 g (1oz) pearl barley

  • 750 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 pieces

  • 100 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

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One of my favourite filling lunchtime soups.

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