The Anonymous Widower

A Simple Ham And Vegetable Soup

I cooked this on Friday, using the leftover vegetables from the fish pies, I cooked earlier in the week. The recipe was based on this soup from Nigella.

I started by chopping up an onion, two garlic cloves and a fresh chilli and sautéing them in olive oil until they were soft.

Onion, Garlic And Chili

Onion, Garlic And Chili

I then added a diced carrot, two diced sticks of celery, one bubble of some of Waitrose’s ham hock, some chicken stock and some water.  I brought it to the boil and then simmered it for an hour.

Simmering The Soup

Simmering The Soup

After that, I added a few sliced courgettes, half a cup of frozen peas, a small tin of three bean mix and a generous handful of pasta and then cooked it for ten minutes, until it was nice and hot.

Cooking The Courgettes, Peas And Pasta

Cooking The Courgettes, Peas And Pasta

The only problem, was that I made it a bit thick, but it tasted good.

A Big Bowl Of Soup

A Big Bowl Of Soup

I think next time, I’ll make a bigger pot of it and work out how to freeze it for later.

Delia has a page here about freezing soups and a whole list of soups.  But beware, the page is full of annoying adverts.

November 10, 2013 - Posted by | Food | , ,

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