1 pound dried green split peas, rinsed 1 meaty ham bone, 2 ham hocks or 2 cups diced ham 1 cup sliced baby carrots 1 cup chopped yellow onion 2 stalks celery plus leaves, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley Salt and pepper to taste 6 cups chicken broth
Layer ingredients in slow cooker in the order given, adding the broth last. Do not stir ingredients. Cover and cook on high 4 to 5 hours or 8 to 10 hours on low until peas are very soft and ham falls off the bone.
Per Serving: 260 calories (40 from fat) 4g total fat 1g saturated fat 30mg cholesterol 690mg sodium 34g carbohydrates 13 g dietary fiber 6g sugar 23g protein
SmartPoints value : 7