Grubbing Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup Ingredients

Ham & Split Pea Without The Wait, simple but hearty this is one grubbing soup.

Ingredients:

1 (16 oz.) pkg. dried green split peas, rinsed
1 meaty hambone, 2 ham hocks, or 2 cups diced ham
3 carrots, peeled and sliced
1 cup chopped red or sweet onion
2 ribs of celery plus leaves, chopped
1 or 2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped, or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1 tbsp. seasoned salt (or to taste)
1/2 tsp. coarse ground pepper
4 cups chicken broth (about 2 cans)

Ham and Split Pea Soup SauteDirections:

  1. Saute onions and garlic in a pan or using the saute mode on your pressure cooker
  2. Once translucent add carrots and celery, saute just long enough to coat the celery and carrots with the garlic and onion mixture
  3. If using diced ham, add to the mixture and stir until completely mixed
  4. If a pan was used, transfer to the pressure cooker
  5. Spread dried peas evenly over the sauteed ingredients, then add broth and remaining seasoning
  6. Pressure Cooker Split Pea SoupPlace lid on pressure cooker and set to soups/stews, (PPC XL) or your pressure cooker’s equivalent, for 40 Minutes
  7. After the time is up, allow for natural release then check consistency. An extra 15-minute cycle can be used if you prefer a thicker porridge-like consistency.
  8. Remove bay leaf and bones if the diced ham wasn’t used.

Serve garnished with croutons and/or bacon bits
* Freezes well

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