How to Make Pea Soup in a Crock Pot

By Contributing Writer

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.

Step 1

Chop onion and carrots.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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