Instant Pot Split Pea Soup with Ham is a classic version of this hearty soup on fast forward.  All the flavors of classic split pea soup with a fraction of the cooking time.


Green split peas Chicken stock Onion Carrots Celery Garlic Dried thyme Bay leaves Olive oil Salt Pepper Smoked ham hock Ham 

Smoked ham hock gives this soup incredible flavor, while crispy cubes of diced ham serve as the perfect garnish for this delicious, comforting soup.

That is the magic of this Instant Pot Split Pea Soup.   You can literally throw in a handful of ingredients and have dinner 30 minutes later.

To make this soup vegan or vegetarian, you can omit the ham hocks and diced ham garnish.  Use vegetable stock to make this soup vegan.

Whether you are making these changes for yourself, or for friends you are inviting to dinner, just two simple swaps change this soup from a meaty version to a meat-free version.