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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounces) package dried split peas, rinsed
  • 2 cups ham, diced or 1 ham bone (meaty) or 2 ham hocks
  • 1 cup carrot, diced
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon salt (to taste-definitely reduce if not using water)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 quarts hot water

Instructions

  1. Place ingredients in a slow cooker in the order listed.
  2. Pour in water. Do not stir!
  3. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours or until peas are very soft and ham falls off the bone.
  4. Remove bones and bay leaf.
  5. Serve Hot