Split Pea Soup (Crock Pot) - Dairy Free

Total Time
6hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 6 hrs

Place in crockpot and head to work - yummy dinner will be ready and waiting for you.This is a thick soup, and easy to thin with extra water or broth near the end or when reheating.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Layer ingredients in crockpot.
  2. Pour in water, so don't stir.
  3. Cover and cook on high 4-5 hours or on low for 8-10 hours.
  4. Remove Bay leaf.
  5. Serve with some nice crusty bread or buns.


Most Helpful

Very good soup! I made this when my in-laws visited (6 adults) and they all enjoyed the soup! A few things to note for people concerned about the thickness of the soup. After the peas are soft enough to your liking, turn off crock pot, leave open about 15-20mins. Soup will thicken upon standing. If you keep cooking the coup after the peas are soft the soup will darken. There are a few comments about the soup being dark, this is because it was over cooked. Only changes I made was using an extra carrot and stalk of celery. Next time I will use a couple more carrots per personal taste (we love carrots in our soup!). Thank you for a great recipe!

jenisinchina December 30, 2011

Terrific soup. Just terrific. I didn't have any ham in the freezer, but did put a nice big pork shoulder bone in the pot so got some great flavor from that. I like nice thick pea soup so I only used a quart of water, and I cooked it on high until the peas disintegrated. Absolute perfection. I'm looking forward to taking it for lunches this week. Thanks a mil.

Erin R. June 05, 2010

Followed this exactly, and let me tell you, what a soup! This was terrific, and you have the reviews to prove it too! I also used left-over spiral ham ~ with large ham bone. I almost didn't even need anything else but the bone, ham, and peas. This is a real gem, and you should try it! Made for Diabetic Healthy Month! 2012

Andi of Longmeadow Farm January 03, 2012

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