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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs 10 mins
Easy split pea soup recipe, homemade with simple ingredients. Loaded with tender green split peas, broth, garlic, bacon and vegetables. Also known as green pea soup.
Yield: 6 People

Ingredients

  • 1 bad Dried green split peas, Rinsed, 16 oz. bag
  • 1 cup Sweet potatoes, Peeled and Diced
  • 1 cup Carrots
  • 1 cup Celery, Diced
  • 1 Onion, Finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic, Finely minced
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 sprig Thyme, Fresh, Can be replaced with any other fresh herbs of your choice
  • 1 sprig Rosemary, Fresh, Can be replaced with any other fresh herbs of your choice
  • Salt, To taste
  • Pepper, To taste
  • 1 tsp Turmeric, Optional
  • 6-8 cups Broth, Chicken or Vegetable, Low sodium, Start with 6 cups and add more if you want a thinner soup
  • 1/3 cup Bacon bits, Cooked
  • 1 tbsp Garnish, Such as roughly chopped fresh parsley or green onions

Instructions 

  • Add split peas, sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, bay leaves, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper, turmeric, broth.
  • Mix until combined.
  • Cover and cook on High heat for 4 hours or Low heat for 6-8 hours or until peas are cooked through and very soft. Be sure to stir every few hours for even cooking.
  • Discard the bay leaves, thyme and rosemary sprigs.
  • Sprinkle cooked bacon bits on top and garnish with parsley or green onions. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated in the microwave or stovetop. 

Nutrition

Calories: 116kcal, Carbohydrates: 16g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 1214mg, Potassium: 241mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 7285IU, Vitamin C: 5mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Calories: 116
Author: Abeer Rizvi