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Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 10 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

7
cups water
1
package (16 ounces) dried split peas (2 1/4 cups), sorted and rinsed
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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
680mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
15g
62%
Sugars
3g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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

Save the leaves from the celery to use for dressing up bowls of this hearty soup.

Split peas are a variety of pea grown specifically for drying. Look for them with the dried beans and lentils in your supermarket.

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.

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

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