Easy Crock Pot™ Split Pea Soup Recipe With Spanish Chorizo by 30Seconds Food

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Easy Crock Pot™ Split Pea Soup Recipe With Spanish Chorizo

When someone says split pea soup, most of us think of thick, creamy, green split pea soup with ham. Not this time. This split pea soup recipe is made in a slow cooker and is finished with Spanish chorizo link sausage. The spicy chorizo adds a kick to the soup and is less salty than ham.

If you can't find fresh chorizo sausage links, you could use Italian sausage, kielbasa or your favorite sausage instead. Serve this hearty split pea soup with crusty bread and a salad

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 to 8 hours
Total Time:  4 1/2 to 8 1/2 hours
Servings: 8


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the chicken broth, water, potatoes, split peas, onion, carrots, garlic, paprika and oregano into a slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. 
  2. Right before serving, brown the chorizo in a skillet. Stir it into the soup. Add crushed red pepper flakes, to taste, if desired. Taste and add more salt and pepper, if needed. 

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A simple way to make a hearty fall meal!
Elisa Schmitz
I love adding chorizo for a flavor kick. That'll take your soup up a notch for sure!

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