Split Pea Soup (Crock Pot)

Sue Stone

By
@Bayhill

So good when it's cold outside.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
12 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1-1/2 lb
smoked ham shanks or ham hocks
8 c
water
1 lb
dry split peas, rinsed
2 medium
potatoes, peeled & diced (2 cups)
2 medium
carrots, peeled & finely chopped
1
onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
1 c
celery, chopped
garlic powder, to taste
salt & pepper, to taste

Step-By-Step

1Combine all ingredients in a large crock pot. Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper to taste.
2Cover and cook on low heat setting for 12 hours. An hour before soup is done, remove ham shanks or ham hocks to a chopping board. Discard bones, skin and fat. Shred meat and return to the crock pot.
3Before serving, mash any remaining potato chunks with a potato masher. Stir and adjust seasonings, to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American