Slow Cooker Creamy Split Pea Soup with Spicy Croutons - this homemade soup recipe is one of my favorite easy crock pot recipes and pure comfort food!
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Split Peas Soup with Spicy Croutons

Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Renee

Ingredients

Split Pea Soup

  • 1 cup dried split peas
  • 3 cups water
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tbs garlic powder
  • 2 celery stalks - sliced
  • 3 tbs heavy cream

Spicy Croutons

Instructions

Soup Instructions

  • Put split peas into slow cooker
  • Cover with water (make sure that the water is more than covering the peas)
  • Cook on low for 4 hours (or high for 2)
  • Heat cast iron pan
  • Add oil
  • Saute celery until translucent.
  • Add split peas from slow cooker
  • Add salt, pepper and garlic powder
  • Let simmer on low for 10 - 15 minutes; Keep an eye so that water does not dry out
  • Crush split peas to desired consistency
  • Add heavy cream and stir
  • Pour soup into bowls
  • Top with croutons
  • Serve

Crouton Instructions

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees
  • Cut bread slices into bite size pieces.
  • Toss with olive oil, black pepper, salt and red pepper flakes
  • Lay out on baking sheet
  • Bake for 15 minutes
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