Rinse peas and poor in bottom of pot.
Poor in 2 cups of ham chunks. ( to save money on this soup I buy a ham when they go on sale after Easter. I chop up the ham and measure in two cup bag and freeze. )
Poor in 3 carrots chopped.
1/2 cup onions chopped.
2 ribs Celery chopped.
Chop or mince 2 to 3 clove garlic throw on top.
A table spoon parsley, salt and pepper to taste.
6 cups water...
Put lid on.
Cook on high 4 to 5 or low 7 to 8 hours. :) Do not stir until it is done cooking.