Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

The classic pairing of mild split peas and rich ham come together in a delicious slow-cooker version.

Recipe from Betty Crocker
Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup
SERVINGS
8
SERVING SIZE
1 1/2 cup
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
10 hrs 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 package dried split peas (2-1/4 cups), sorted and rinsed (16 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1-1/2 cups)
  • 2 medium stalks celery, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 ham bone, 2 pounds ham shanks or 2 pounds smoked pork hocks
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How to Make Split Pea Soup

There is nothing better on a chilly day than a bowl of homemade soup. This split pea soup is delicious and freezes well so you are fine to add it to your make ahead recipes.

Directions
1. 
Mix all ingredients except ham in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add ham.
2. 
Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until peas are tender.
3. 
Remove ham from cooker; place on cutting board. Pull meat from bones, using 2 forks; discard bones and skin. Stir ham into soup. Stir well before serving.
Tip:
1. 
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft) No changes.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 175, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 15, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 34, fiber (g) 12, pro. (g) 16, sodium (mg) 320, iron (mg) 2, Vegetables () 3, Starch () 1, Very Lean Meat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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