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split pea soup (crock pot)

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Sue Stone
Corning, CA

So good when it's cold outside.

(4 ratings)
yield 8 to 10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 12 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For split pea soup (crock pot)

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

How To Make split pea soup (crock pot)

  • 1
    Combine all ingredients in a large crock pot. Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • 2
    Cover 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.
  • 3
    Before serving, mash any remaining potato chunks with a potato masher. Stir and adjust seasonings, to taste.

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