Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham Hock Recipe

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham Hock Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham Hock

Make a comforting bowl of split pea soup for an easy dinner meal! Taste the savory and rich flavors of slow-cooked soup with peas, ham hock, and carrots.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 hours
Total: 10 hours 5 minutes



  • 16ozdried split peas,(1 bag)
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 1mediumonion,chopped
  • 3garlic cloves,chopped
  • 2largecarrots,chopped
  • 1ham hock,smoked, about 11 oz, assuming 4 oz meat removing bone and skin
  • 6cupschicken broth
  • black pepper,to taste


  1. Wash and drain the peas in a colander.

  2. In a small skillet, saute onions, and garlic in oil over medium heat for about 3 minutes, until soft.

  3. Transfer to the slow cooker and add peas, carrots, ham hock, and chicken broth. Cover and cook on Low for 10 hours, until the peas are tender.

  4. Remove ham hock and season with black pepper.

  5. Discard the skin of the ham hock then shred the pork off the bone and add back to the soup.

  6. Serve for dinner and enjoy!


  • Calories: 515.46kcal
  • Fat: 12.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.31g
  • Fiber: 20.62g
  • Sugar: 11.82g
  • Protein: 41.03g
  • Cholesterol: 53.26mg
  • Sodium: 988.44mg
  • Calcium: 60.35mg
  • Potassium: 1257.08mg
  • Iron: 5.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 209.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.08mg
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