Slow Cooker Split Pea and Bacon Soup
Here is a very easy recipe that you can make with your leftover Ham bone from the Holidays.
1 Ham Bone
2 1/4 Cups of Dried Split Peas
1 Onion, Diced
3 Cloves Garlic, Diced
4-5 Carrots, Sliced
4-5 Celery Stalks, Sliced
1 Teaspoon Marjoram
2 Cups Ham, Cubed
1-2 Tablespoons Black Pepper
6 Slices of Bacon, Diced
2 Quarts (64 Ounces) Low Sodium Chicken Stock
Saute Bacon until crispy, set aside. Saute Onion and Garlic for a few minutes in Bacon Fat, and put in bottom of Slow Cooker. Add Ham Bone, 2 Cups of Split Peas and Chicken Stock to Slow Cooker. Cook for a couple of hours on high.
After a couple of hours cooking on high remove Ham Bone. Stir in remaining Split Peas, Carrots, Celery, Ham and season with Marjoram and Black Pepper. Continue Cooking for 3-4 Hours on high or 5-6 hours on low.
Garnish with Bacon and serve, Enjoy!
Watch my video below to see me make this, step by step.