Want to make delicious split pea soup in about 5 minutes? With this recipe and the aid of your slow cooker, you can. Serve hot with toasted french bread and a salad for a complete, nutritious meal.

Things You'll Need

Chop onion and carrots.

Add 4 to 6 cups of water to your slow cooker. Use less if you desire a thicker soup, more if you prefer a thinner texture.

Add chopped onion and carrots to the slow cooker. Add dried split peas and salt and pepper to taste.

Add diced, smoked ham and/or 1/2 stick of butter, if you are not going for the vegan option.

Set your slow cooker on the low setting and cook for about 5 hours or until peas are soft and desired thickness is achieved.