Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham Recipe

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Marlene Kelley Modified: March 24, 2022
Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham Recipe

How To Make Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham

This split pea soup is flavored with leftover ham, celery, and carrots. Pressure cooking it allows the flavors to develop fully and richly each time.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1lbdry green split peas
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 2large carrots,peeled and diced
  • 1medium onion,diced
  • ¼cupdiced celery
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • leftover ham bone
  • 6cupswater
  • 1tbspbetter than bouillon,(or 1 cube)
  • 1bayleaf
  • 4ozleftover ham,diced
  • chives,chopped, for garnish


  1. Rinse peas under cold water.

  2. In a pressure cooker, add oil, onions, carrots, celery and garlic and saute 4 to 5 minutes. Add ham bone, peas, water, chicken bouillon and bay leaf.

  3. Cover and cook high pressure for 15 minutes. Let the pressure release naturally then open, remove the bone and bay leaf and stir, the soup will thicken as it stands.

  4. Saute the ham on a hot skillet if desired and use for garnish on the soup with chives.


  • Calories: 242.29kcal
  • Fat: 2.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.60g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.48g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.03g
  • Fiber: 15.45g
  • Sugar: 6.02g
  • Protein: 16.27g
  • Cholesterol: 8.08mg
  • Sodium: 200.24mg
  • Calcium: 41.55mg
  • Potassium: 597.22mg
  • Iron: 2.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 154.96µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.00mg
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