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Split Pea Soup in the Instant Pot

This split pea soup in an instant pot is a quick, 30-minute meal that is filling and DELICIOUS. Throw all of your ingredients in the Instant Pot and soon enough you'll have steaming bowls of soup to feed the whole family!
Course instant pot, Soup
Cuisine canada, Instant pot
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Natural Pressure Release 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10 bowls
Calories 286kcal


  • 2 Carrots chopped
  • 1 Celery stalk chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1 lb ham cubed
  • 1 lb dry split peas
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 4 Bay leaves
  • 3 Thyme sprigs


  • Set your instant pot to the saute setting. Heat your butter, and then saute your celery, carrots, and onions for about 5-7 minutes until the vegetables begin to soften.
  • Add the peas, chicken stock, ham, bay leaves, and thyme leaves into the pot.
  • Set your instant pot to high for 15 minutes.
  • Allow the pressure to release naturally for about 10 minutes, and then do an instant release after.
  • Enjoy! Leave a comment on this post letting me know what you thought.


Recipe copyright The Foreign Fork. For educational or personal use only. 
Recipe was made using an 8 qt pot.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 809mg | Potassium: 630mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2233IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 3mg