• Erik

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.


Ingredients:


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.