Slow cooker ham split pea soup is a longtime family favorite. Easy healthy and delicious, it makes a healthy satisfying meal.
You just combine everything in the crock pot and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. How easy is that?
Skinny on Slow Cooker Ham Split Pea Soup
This slow cooker ham split pea soup is chock full of good-for-you ingredients including – split peas, onions, carrots and celery. Packed with fiber, it will keep you full for hours.
And it’s a great way to put a leftover ham bone to work. (If you don’t have a ham bone, you can use a ham hock instead, or skip the ham bone altogether.)
According to my calculations, each generous and filling serving of slow cooker ham split pea soup has 271 calories and *6 Weight Watchers Points Plus
- 2-1/4 cups (16 ounces) dried split peas, rinsed and drained
- 1 leftover ham bone or ham hock
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
- 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
- 4 cups fat free chicken broth
- 4 cups water
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 cup cooked diced ham
- In a 5 quart slow cooker, combine all of the ingredients except the diced ham. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or until peas are tender. Stir well.
- Remove the ham bone and bay leaves and then stir in the diced ham.
*PointsPlus® calculated for slow cooker ham split pea soup calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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