Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham
Author: Adapted from '365 Slow Cooker Suppers' by Stephanie O'Dea.
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 8 hours
Total time: 8 hours 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 ham bone
  • 1 cup diced ham
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pound green split peas, rinsed (about 2 heaping cups)
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground savoury
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a 6-quart slow cooker, place the ham bone and the chopped ham. Add the onion, split peas, water, and broth.
  2. Measure in the mustard, savoury, carrots and pepper.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 5. Peas should be soft.
  4. Remove the ham bone and taste the soup. Season with salt if desired.
  5. Serve as is or puree for a smoother soup.
Recipe by Simple Bites at http://www.simplebites.net/slow-cooker-split-pea-soup-with-ham/