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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!
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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


  • 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.
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