Slow Cooker Split Pea Stew
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Slow Cooker Split Pea Stew

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time9 hrs
Total Time9 hrs 20 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: split pea stew
Servings: 10
Calories: 225kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • 1 lb. dry split peas
  • 7 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups ham pieces or cubed ham
  • leftover ham bone optional
  • 4 cups quartered baby red potatoes
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 4 carrots, sliced large
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced large
  • 1 tsp. dried leaf thyme
  • ΒΌ tsp. pepper
  • 1 bay leaves


  • Add everything to the slow cooker, stir.
  • Cover and cook on LOW For 8-9 hours, without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  • When the cooking time is up remove and discard ham bone (if used) and bay leaves.
  • Stir the soup gently until the spit peas melt throughout the stew.
  • Serve and enjoy!



Recipe values are approximate, please use your own calculations if you require a special diet. Values are for 1/10 of recipe.


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 938mg | Potassium: 838mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4220IU | Vitamin C: 18.3mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2.9mg