Cook Time: 6 hrs
1 (16 ounce) package dried split peas, rinsed
2 cups diced ham
3 carrots, peeled and sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, plus leaves, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 bay leaf
1⁄2 teaspoon seasoning salt
1⁄2 teaspoon fresh pepper
1 1⁄2 quarts hot water or 1 1⁄2 quarts broth
- Layer ingredients in crockpot.
- Pour in water, so don’t stir.
- Cover and cook on high 4-5 hours or on low for 8-10 hours.
- Remove Bay leaf.
- Serve with some nice crusty bread or buns.