Ham And Peas Pudding Broth Ham And Peas Pudding Broth

Ham And Peas Pudding Broth

Cooking Time

cooking time
2 hours

Not Too Ticky Cooking Skill

cooking skill
Not too tricky

Serves

serves
6 people

Ingredients

  • 900g lean unsmoked gammon joint
  • 250g quick soak dried peas (soak for 2 hours) or overnight it, according to the packet instructions
  • 2 carrots, peeled and left whole
  • 2 onions, peeled and cut in half
  • 900ml water
  • 1 turnip, peeled and cut in half
  • Black pepper (no salt)
  • 300ml cider
  • 2 bay leaves

Method

1

Rehydrate peas by following pack instructions (usual soaking time is around 2 hours for quick soak variety or overnight for longer version).

2

Place gammon in large pan with rehydrated peas and the remaining ingredients.

3

Bring to the boil, skim off the scum and reduce to a gentle simmer with lid on for about 1½-2 hours, until gammon is tender and almost flaking and the peas have broken down and are ‘mushy’.

4

Remove rind and fat from gammon and serve in bowls with broken chunks and peas pudding broth and crusty bread for dunking!