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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

This delicious slow cooker split pea soup requires just 5 minutes of prep time and contains 21 grams of fiber and almost 28 grams of protein in just one bowl!

Categories Clean, Slow Cooker, Soup
Difficulty Easy
Keyword slow cooker split pea soup, split pea soup, split pea soup recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 321 kcal
Author Lacey Baier


  • 16 oz dried split peas (about 2 cups)
  • 1 1/2 lb ham bone
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken stock


  1. In the bowl of a slow cooker, combine the split peas, carrots, yellow onion, shallot, celery, garlic, thyme, pepper, bay leaf, and chicken stock. Mix well.
  2. Add the ham bone on top and nestle into the contents of the slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on Low for 5-6 hours, or until ham is tender and easily pulls off the bone.
  4. Remove the ham and shred into bite-size pieces using two forks, then return the ham meat to the slow cooker, and discard the bone.
  5. Remove the bay leaf and serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cups)
Calories 321 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 104mg4%
Potassium 1088mg31%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 20g80%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 5210IU104%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 4.2mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.