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Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"This is my favorite split pea soup recipe. I love my pressure cooker and use it for meals that I need to cook for the family in a hurry. This is great for a cold winter's night, and it tastes great for lunch the next day. I serve it with French bread."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 364 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Pour water into a pressure cooker. Add split peas, ham hock, onion, celery, thyme, garlic powder, and black pepper. Close cooker securely and place pressure regulator over vent according to manufacturer's instructions. Bring to high pressure; adjust temperature until regulator is gently rocking. Cook, about 30 minutes.
  2. Pour cold water over the pressure cooker to release pressure according to manufacturer's instructions.
  3. Remove ham hock and strip off meat; add to soup. Stir well to distribute flavors. Season with salt and hot pepper sauce.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Used cubed ham or a ham bone instead of the ham hock if preferred.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 364 calories; 8 g fat; 49.9 g carbohydrates; 24.8 g protein; 23 mg cholesterol; 444 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Giving this a 4 only because I made changes. Reason being, I was happy with my old recipe but wanted to try it in my fairly new pressure cooker. FASTEST, EASIEST, TASTIEST soup I've ever made ...

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I made this in my instapot pressure cooker. It turned out really watery--- I should have used 2 - 3 cups less water than recommended. I was hoping for more of a creamy, dense soup and the end re...

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Giving this a 4 only because I made changes. Reason being, I was happy with my old recipe but wanted to try it in my fairly new pressure cooker. FASTEST, EASIEST, TASTIEST soup I've ever made ...

I followed directions but added two carrots chopped. it was super watery so I added a small bag of instant mashed potatoes and it was awesome. add instant potatoes until you get the consistency ...

Love split Pea soup. And this recipe is like ours. Please note my Presto stove top pressure cooker says to never pressure cook split peas. Important, all the recipe say to either quick cool or l...

I made this in my instapot pressure cooker. It turned out really watery--- I should have used 2 - 3 cups less water than recommended. I was hoping for more of a creamy, dense soup and the end re...

Added some marjoram and cumin. Never never pour water on a hot pressure cooker. They could explode!! Unbelievable!

Made this in my Instantpot and it turned out great! I did 1.5x the recipe which fiilled the pot almost full. I used 12 cups of water and a 900 g bag of split peas. I added way more garlic powder...

Best split pea soup recipe ever!!!! I can't say enough good things about this recipe. Definitely going to be a staple at my house.

Mom didn't write down her P.C. recipes, this was spot on. From memory I added 5 peppercorns, bay leaf, baby carrots, and chopped the leafy parts of celery as well as stalks. Also, running water ...

Perfect as written! Best pea soup I've had in a long while.