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Instant Pot Split Pea Soup with Ham
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Instant Pot Split Pea Soup with Ham

If you're looking for a quick and delicious way to use up that leftover Easter ham look no further. Split Pea Soup with Ham cooked in an Instant Pot is a snap to make, and awesome to serve. In addition, the leftovers are just as good the next day, or frozen for an anytime lunch or dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 460kcal
Author: Chula King


  • 1 pound (16 ounces) green split peas, picked over and rinsed well
  • 1 pound (16 ounces) ham, chopped (about 2½ cups)
  • 1 large onion chopped about 2 cups
  • 3 ribs of celery chopped 3/4 cup
  • 2 carrots peeled and chopped 3/4 cup
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 8 cups water


  • Add all ingredients to Instant Pot or pressure cooker; stir well.
  • Lock the lid of the Instant Pot or pressure cooker in place. Ensure that the valve is closed.
  • Set Instant Pot on high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • Allow the pressure to release naturally. Remove the lid; stir well, taking care the blend in the peas and other ingredients that have sunk to the bottom of the pan. Correct the seasonings.
  • Yield: 6 servings.


Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 1343mg | Potassium: 1101mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3600IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4.4mg