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Slow Cooker Split-Pea Soup with Beef Bacon Cubes

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  • 4 - 6Servings


  • 8 ounces Beef Bacon Cubes
  • 2 cups dried split peas
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 5 cups chicken broth (vegetable broth or water is OK)
  • fresh ground pepper
  • Olive oil


 1. Heat olive oil in a wide skillet and add beef bacon cubes. Brown on all sides. Transfer to slow cooker.

2. In the same skillet, sauté onions 5 minutes, then add carrots for another 5 minutes, until soft.

3. Add peas, onions, carrots, broth to the crock pot.

4. Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or on high for 4 to 6 hours.

5. If you like, use an immersion blender to produce a creamier consistency.

6. Serve with salt, pepper and fresh country bread.

Recipe by Anna Hanau.  

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