Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup

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Classic fall soup made super quick and easy in a pressure cooker like an Instant Pot. Split peas, cubed ham, carrots, onions and celery make a warm and hearty soup.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 3 cups dry split peas
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 onion , diced
  • 2 celery stalks , sliced
  • 3 carrots , peeled and diced
  • 1 cups ham , diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf


  • Place all ingredients in pressure cooker. Stir just to mix.
  • Close the lid and make sure the valve is set to seal. Set the pressure cooker on high for 25 minutes.
  • Once the pressure cooker has cooked for the 25 minutes and beeped, manually release the pressure by turning the valve to vent. Once the air pressure is released, remove the lid and stir.
  • Ladle into a soup bowl and serve.