How to Make Crockpot Split Pea Soup

by Emily Coyer

Split pea soup is one my childhood favourites. This recipe is thick and hearty and feeds 4 to 6 people.

Supplies

  • A bag of split peas
  • 2 cups of chunked ham or a ham bone
  • 3 carrots
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 2 ribs celery
  • 2 or 3 clove garlic
  • 1 tea spoon parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 cups of water
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Rinse peas and poor in bottom of pot.

    Step 2

    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. )

    Step 3

    Poor in 3 carrots chopped.

    Step 4

    1/2 cup onions chopped.

    Step 5

    2 ribs Celery chopped.

    Step 6

    Chop or mince 2 to 3 clove garlic throw on top.

    Step 7

    A table spoon parsley, salt and pepper to taste.

    Step 8

    6 cups water...

    Step 9

    Put lid on.

    Step 10

    Cook on high 4 to 5 or low 7 to 8 hours. :) Do not stir until it is done cooking.