Barley Pea and Ham Soup

Please Spread the love, Sharing is Caring!

Please note that EsmeSalon may have a financial relationship with some of the vendors we mention in this post which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through any link in this post. Please refer to our Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy should you require any additional information.


Barley Pea and Ham Soup

A variation on the traditional Pea and Ham soup, this is Barley Pea and Ham and as delicious!

I usually stick to traditional pea and ham soup but found some barley left in a packet when looking for the split peas so decided to chuck that in too – a much more wholesome meal which doesn’t alter the taste.

Ingredients
2 cups split peas
1 cup barley
1 smoked Eisbein (or ham hock)
2 carrots
3 potatoes, cut small
2 sprigs thyme
2 bay leaves
2 tsp Greek oregano
1 tsp jeero powder (Cumin seeds)
1 chicken stock pot
2 Litres water
Freshly cracked black pepper
Salt to taste

Method
Add split peas and barley to the pot with stock, and cover with water.
Cook on high pressure for 30 minutes till soft.
Add Eisbein, bay leaves, thyme.
Rub oregano between hands to release the oils and add to the pot, add salt and pepper, carrots and potatoes and cook on high pressure for 1 hour.
Remove Eisbein from the pot.
Take a fork and pry the meat from the bone and discard bone and fat.
Check seasoning.
Return meat to pot.
Cook on high for a further 15 minutes.

Prepared, tried and tested Melanie Kramar

You can find me @
FB Recipe Group: The Recipe Hunter Facebook Group
FB Page: @ShareCareAndInspire
Brand new Facebook Group Sharing, Inspiring, Promoting Bloggers
Twitter @TRH_Cook @SundayMeetGreet 
Pinterest; Instagram; FlipboardBlogStumbleUpon

 

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.
 

COPYRIGHT STATEMENT

I, Esme Slabbert, am the author and creator of this site, EsmeSalon. It is unlawful to re-use any content from this blog, without my written permission. Please contact me should you wish to discuss it further.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

My goal is to provide the best homemade recipes that are healthy for all families to enjoy. I also endeavor to showcase and share other bloggers and promote them on my Blog.    You will also find Resources and Courses and Services for Bloggers which I promote from time to time. 

10 thoughts on “Barley Pea and Ham Soup”

Leave a Comment