Crockpot Split Pea Soup With Bacon

split pea soup with bacon and croutons
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 12 servings
Ratings (11)

This slow cooker pea soup gets extra flavor from diced bacon, and the crock pot makes it easy to prepare. feel free to vary the vegetables. Add cubed potatoes to the soup or add more onion and carrots. Top it off with some finely minced ham, fresh chopped herbs, or crumbled bacon, if desired. This is a fantastically easy recipe to make for a cold summer's night.

What You'll Need

  • 8 slices bacon (diced)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 ribs celery (chopped)
  • 8 cups boiling water
  • 1 pound split dried peas
  • 3 sprigs parsley
  • 1 teaspoon ​thyme (dried, leaf)
  • 3 potatoes (medium, peeled and cubed)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients in slow cooker.
  2. Cover the slow cooker and cook on​ low for 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Before serving, mash the ingredients carefully with a potato masher, until as thick as you like; stir well.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 112
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 45 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 5 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)