Slow Cooker Bacon Split Pea Soup
Simple slow cooker split pea soup recipe loaded with ham & bacon.
Servings 10 cups
- 2 cartons of chicken broth 32 oz each
- 1 bag of split peas
- 1/4 cup of water
- 3-4 cups chopped ham
- 2 cups chopped baby carrots
- 1 can of evaporated milk
- Spices; salt pepper, garlic powder, season salt, minced onions (season to taste)
- 1 package thick cut bacon - cooked well & roughly chopped
In a medium size bowl combine peas & water filled to about 1" above the level of the peas
Soak peas overnight
Using a large slow cooker, add peas, broth & water
Add chopped carrots, ham, spices, evaporated milk & garlic
Cover & cook on high for approximately 4 hours stirring occasionally.
Garnish the top with fresh, chopped, cooked bacon upon serving.