Ham and pea broth
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  • Servings: 2
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 250 g pouch ready-to-eat mixed grains
  • 200 g frozen pea
  • small bunch mint, leaves picked
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp golden caster sugar
  • ½ vegetable stock cube
  • 140 g piece of ham, finely diced
  • big handful pea shoots
  1. Heat the grains in the microwave following pack instructions. Put the peas in a sieve and pour over boiling water.
  2. Put 50g of the peas, most of the mint leaves, the spring onion whites, vinegar, sugar and stock cube in a food processor, and blend to a smooth paste, adding a little water if you need to. Divide between 2 soup or pasta bowls.
  3. Divide the remaining peas, hot grains and ham between the bowls and pour over enough boiling water to almost fill the bowls. Stir and leave for 2 mins to heat through.
  4. Stir in the spring onion greens and remaining mint leaves, season well with pepper and top with some pea shoots.
A warm soup for the cold mornings of summer Submitted by: "Taylor"