Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Number of Servings: 8 (322g)
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 4 Hours
Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Split pea soup is a comfort foot that sticks to your ribs, and this traditional recipe will serve it up just like your mom always made it…with the convenience of a slow cooker. For a vegetarian option, substitute low-sodium vegetable broth for part or all of the water and omit the ham bone.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz) pkg. of dried green split peas, rinsed
  • 1 meaty ham bone (equivalent to about 2 c. of ham)
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 c. chopped onion
  • 2 ribs of celery plus leaves, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 c. fresh parsley, chopped, or 2 t. dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 t. fresh pepper
  • 1 1/2 qt. hot water

Directions

1. Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker.

2. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or on low for 8-10 hours, until peas are very soft and ham falls off the bone.

3. Removed bones and bay leaf. If desired, mash peas.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 322g

Amount per serving
Calories 300
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 15.5g 57%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 18g
Protein 23g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 50.1mg 4%
Iron 3.3mg 15%
Potassium 735mg 15%
Vitamin A 208.1mcg 25%
Vitamin C 6.2mcg 6%
Vitamin E 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin K 45.2mcg 40%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 8.8mg 60%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 168.2mcg 42%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 1.3mcg 4%
Chloride 2.5mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.4mg 20%
Phosphorus 284.6mg 25%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 43.9mg 10%
Zinc 3mg 25%
Selenium 10.9mcg 20%
Copper 0.6mg 70%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.1mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Water, Green Split Peas, Pork, Carrots, Onion, Celery, Parsley, Garlic, Black Pepper, Bay Leaf.

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