Smoked pork soup

By Hope Malau
11 September 2015

This one-pot wonder is filling and packed with flavour.

Serves: 6 Preparation: 5 min Cooking: 2 hrs 20 min

  •  100 g smoked gammon
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 15 ml (1 T) tomato paste
  • 400 g tin cherry tomatoes
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 400 g cannellini beans
  • 50 g instant noodles, crushed

1. Place a large pot over medium heat, add the gammon and brown. Add the onion, tomato paste, tomatoes and stock. Cover and simmer for 2 hours or until the pork is tender.

2. Remove the pork and tip in the carrots, celery, garlic and thyme. Simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are soft.

3. Stir in the shredded pork, beans and noodles. Set aside for 5 minutes or until the noodles are soft.

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