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.
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 your dried split peas and salt and pepper to taste.
If you are not going for the vegan option, you may add diced, smoked ham and/or 1/2 stick of butter.
Set your slow cooker on the low setting and cook for about 5 hours or until peas are soft and desired thickness is achieved.