1Rinse split peas until water until water runs clear
2No need to pre-soak peas
3Add rinsed peas to slow cooker
4Add onion and bacon/ham chunks
5Add water - water it takes to fill your slow cooker to approx 1 inch from the top
6I used 6 cups in a 6L slow cooker
7Cook on HIGH for approx 8hrs
8Stir occasionally during cooking time.
1Serve with crusty bread rolls
2Peas will often appear still formed until the final 2hrs of cooking when they will be broken down and form that thick, delicious kind of soup you can almost stand your spoon up in!
Submitted by Paulene Christie
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