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Leftover Ham and Pea Soup

Leftover Ham and Pea Soup

  • Author: scrambledandscrumptious
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


This leftover ham and pea soup is the best way to use up extra Easter dinner. It is easy to make and delicious – there won’t be any waste!


  • 1 spray olive oil spray
  • 3 cups leftover ham, diced
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 cups dry split peas
  • 2 cups carrots, sliced
  • 6 cups no salt added chicken broth


  • Heat a non-stick skillet on medium.  Once the pan is hot, add the sliced bacon strips and cook until crispy.  Add the onion and garlic and cook until soft, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the contents of the skillet and the rest of the ingredients to the crockpot.  Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
  • Once the crockpot is finished, stir the soup and season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • This is a great soup for meal prep.  Store it in the fridge for up to 3 to 5 days, or freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months.


  • Serving Size: 1/6 of yield
  • Calories: 240
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Sodium: 757mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 46g
  • Fiber: 16g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg

Keywords: Easy Pea Soup, Leftover Ham Recipes, Leftover Ham and Split Pea Soup, Split Pea Soup, Easy Slow Cooker Soup