Easy Crockpot Split Pea Soup


about this recipe

easy prep dump and go healthy & gluten free

This comforting and easy slow cooker split pea soup is super simple to prep in just 5 minutes, and is a wildly easy dump-and-go slow cooker recipe that’s bound to become your new go-to recipe!

reader review

"Delicious and perfect comfort food!" - Christy

"This was delicious! My new favorite recipe!" - Leah


split peas onion celery carrot garlic bay leaves smoked paprika salt water vegetable stock  (or chicken broth) optional: 1 ham bone -or-  2 cups diced ham



Add the split peas, onion, celery, carrot, garlic, bay leaves, salt, broth, water and the ham or ham bone (if using) to a 6-quart slow cooker. Then stir to combine.



Cover and cook on high for 5-6 hours or low for 7-8 hours. Do not remove the lid during the cooking time.



Uncover, add the red wine vinegar, and stir to combine. Remove the ham bone (if using) and discard.



Taste and add additional salt or vinegar if desired. Serve with toppings of your choice (fresh parsley, black pepper, hot sauce or crusty bread)!

cooking tip:

This soup thickens quite a bit as it cools, So if you want a slightly thicker consistency, allow it to cool for 30+ min before serving!


This recipe is super versatile & customizable. See the recipe card for how to make these variations! split pea soup with bacon split pea soup with potatoes thick split pea soup yellow split pea soup smoky split pea soup vegetarian split pea soup

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