This is my exact recipe that I have used for decades. The only difference is, instead of sour cream, I add a pat of butter to each bowl to serve. Family loves it!
This was an excellent recipe. It came out very delicious. Our full review with pictures is on here http://www.nickandalonakitchen.com/2016/03/smoky-ham-and-split-pea-soup.html
This was a very good split pea soup. I served it with homemade onion bread.
Super easy slow cooker recipe, the kind you just throw everything in , set the timer and it comes out delicious. (You do have to chop veggies:). Couldn't get ham hocks so used 4 slices of bacon chopped instead. After reading comments, cooked for 10 hours but might have worked with 8 hours - will have to try.
I made this yesterday and it turned out very good. I was worried after 5.5 hours that my peas were still hard and not softening. So I turned it on high for 2.5 hours and that did the trick. I seemed so watery, but after buzzing it with the stick blender it thickened up as it sat. Left overs tonight are far better. I also used a smoked turkey leg as I could not get ham hock. I liked it even better with the turkey! Will always make it that way! Thanks for a great recipe.
I made this recipe exactly as written except used 4 cups unsalted chicken stock and 2 cups of water and used the bone from a holiday ham I had in my freezer. Delicious and so easy!! Yum! Will definitely be making this again
Excellent recipe - great flavor and couldn't be easier to make. My family loved it.
Easy and delicious! This soup will be a regular part of our fall/winter rotation.
My grocery store was out of hocks, so I used both parts of a smoked turkey wing. Otherwise followed all other directions exactly, and it came out perfectly.
This recipe is very good
Found this recipe to be excellent -- used smoked ham hocks from my local butcher added a wonderful flavor, although I found there to be no usable meat to cut off when cooking was done. Followed recipe as written, but after 8 1/2 hours on low, the split peas were still not completely cooked, so I turned crockpot to high for another hour, and then it was perfect.
I have always loved restaurant split pea soup...but when I tried to make it, following the bag recipe it never came out. I made this on Sunday and now I have found my forever recipe!