Vegetable Hock Soup

Jenny Smith
Jenny Smith

Prep: 10min

Total: 3h

Yield: 2-3 litres

Dish: Soups

Cuisine: Soups


  • 1 bacon hock
  • 500g of split peas
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1-2 parsnips, or swede, or other winter vegetables
  • Half a celery
  • 2-3 carrots
  • 1 cup of beef stock


  1. In a large soup pot add stock, hock and split peas, cover the bone with extra water (approx, 2L) and simmer for 2-3 hours until the meat just starts falling off the bone. Add more water as required
  2. Approximately 30 mins-1 hour before serving, in a large fry pan, heat cooking oil with diced onion. Add diced vegetables and fry until onions turn transluscent 2-3 minutes. Add vegetables to the soup, along with any more water as required
  3. Scoop off any excess fat and serve. It tastes even better the next day!
Vegetable Soup

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