Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

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A smoky, rich and comforting Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe that is sure to become your winter warmer upper. 5 minutes of kitchen prep is all it takes!


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 3 slices Canadian bacon (finely chopped)
  • 2 carrots (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 2 stalks celery (finely chopped)
  • 9 cups water
  • 1 pound dry yellow split peas
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped flat leaf parsley for topping


  1. Slow Cooker Method:
  2. Put all the ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on high for 4-5 hours.
  3. Stove Top Method:
  4. In a large pot over medium high heat, add olive oil and onions and cook for 3 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  5. Add Canadian bacon and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add carrot and celery and stir well.
  7. Add water and yellow split peas and bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer, cover and cook for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
  8. Turn the heat off, season with salt and pepper and top with chopped parsley. Serve hot.


This Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe will keep refrigerated for up to 3-4 days.


Keywords: recipe, comfort food, appetizer

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