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Pease pudding in a bowl on a green cloth
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5 from 2 votes

Pease Pudding

Pease pudding is a savoury dish made from split peas. It is perfect spread on boiled ham.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: British
Servings: 10
Author: Alison Maclean


  • 200 g yellow split peas
  • 750 ml water
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 onion


  • Rinse the split peas until the water becomes clear
  • Peel the onion and add to the pan whole
  • Add the split peas to the pan with the water and the stock cube
  • Simmer until the peas are tender, about 90 minutes but it could be more.
  • If you need to add more water do, the consistency should be that of wallpaper paste
  • Remove the onion and mush the peas with a wooden spoon.
  • Season with salt and black pepper