Slow Cooker Split Pea with Ham Soup. This slow cooker soup recipe is easy with great flavor. A perfect way to use holiday ham too! Gluten-free recipe. -

Slow Cooker Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe

The low slow cooking develops fantastic flavor for this rustic, classic soup. It's a great way to use up holiday ham and the ham bone. Ham hocks may also be substituted any time of year.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker split pea soup, split pea with ham soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 247 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 1 medium Yellow Onion , chopped
  • 2 stalks medium-large Celery , rinsed and chopped
  • 3 large Carrots , scrubbed and chopped
  • 1 Ham Bone (or 2 ham hocks)
  • 1 pound dried Split Peas
  • 8 cups Low Sodium Chicken Stock
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • Kosher Salt and Ground Black Pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1 cup chopped ham (if there is not meat on the ham bone)


  1. Add the vegetables to the insert of a 6 quart slow cooker. Add the split peas and place the ham bone on top. Pour in the chicken stock and add the bay leaves. Cook on LOW for 8 hours. Remove any meat from the ham bone and add back to the soup before serving. Salt and pepper to taste. Additional ham may be added if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 247 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 103mg4%
Potassium 878mg25%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 15g60%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 3950IU79%
Vitamin C 3.7mg4%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.