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Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup

slow-cooker split pea soup Entree
Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 10 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8

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

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

Directions

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

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.
More About This Recipe
  • 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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