Split Pea Soup (Crock Pot) - Dairy Free

Total Time
6hrs 10mins
10 mins
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.

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  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.
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5 5

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!

5 5

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.

5 5

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