Lamb, Split Pea, and Dill Soup

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READY IN: 8hrs 40mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

An unusual combination of ingredients but I thought this made an extra-special split pea soup. Peas soak overnight.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the split peas and water; let set overnight.
  2. Pour peas and water into a saucepan; bring to boiling over high heat; cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a 4 quart slow-cooker.
  4. In a large non-stick skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook lamb until browned on all sides; transfer meat with a slotted spoon to slow-cooker.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Add more oil to skillet if necessary.
  8. Add onions, carrots, and celery; lower heat and saute, stirring frequently, until onion is softened drain and transfer vegetables to slow cooker.
  9. Add chicken broth to slow cooker.
  10. Cover and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours or until the peas are tender.
  11. Add in fresh dill and stir; check seasonings to taste; add salt/pepper if needed.

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