Keyword: How to make Split Pea Soup, Split Pea Soup, Split Pea Soup Recipe, Split Pea with Ham
Prep Time: 5minutes
Cook Time: 15minutes
Total Time: 20minutes
Author: Devour Dinner
2Cupsdried Split Peas
3-4Celery Stalks diced
1small onion diced
4 1/2CupsBrothVegetable or Chicken
Dice and chop, celery, onion, carrots and ham. Set aside.
Turn Instant Pot to Saute' and wait until it reads "Hot"
Add Butter and garlic to Instant Pot and saute'
Add Onion and saute' for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add Ham cubes and saute for 1-2 minutes.
Turn Instant Pot Off
Add Broth and deglaze bottom of pot if needed.
Add diced carrots, and celery and split peas
Add pepper and stir
Close lid and set to manual for 15 minutes. Quick Release pressure and open lid.
Stir. Peas will be broken down and form a thick soup. The more you stir the smoother the soup will become.
Deglaze Pot: If your onions or garlic stick to the bottom of the pot, you must deglaze the pot before setting to manual mode. Add broth and scrape the bottom of the pot to remove anything stuck to it and then proceed as normal. This is avoid the "burn notice"Immersion Blender: For a smooth soup, use an immersion blender and puree soup after it's been cooked.