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Instant Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe

Instant Pot Split Pea Soup is the quickest way to get this classic soup on the table without skimping on the flavor! It is hearty, healthy and perfect for leftovers.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 255kcal
Author Nichole

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 2 large carrots diced
  • 10 oz smoked ham
  • 1 ½ cup dry split peas rinsed
  • 1 qt chicken stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbs fresh parsley (optonal)

Instructions

  • Turn pressure cooker to the "sauté" setting. Add butter, onion and carrots into the pot. Saute until vegetables are softened and the onions are translucent. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the bay leaves, split peas, chicken stock, water and ham.Add the split peas, chicken stock, water and ham.
  • Cover the pressure cooker with the lid. Make sure the vent is sealed. Choose the “manual” setting and cook the soup on high for 25 minutes. Cover the pressure cooker with the lid. Make sure the vent is sealed. Choose the “manual” setting and cook the soup on high for 25 minutes.
  • Allow the pressure to naturally release for 10-15 minutes.Allow the pressure to naturally release for 10-15 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper if necessary. Serve while piping hot! Season with salt and pepper if necessary. Serve while piping hot!

Nutrition

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 1530mg | Potassium: 656mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2816IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 3mg