Go Back
+ servings
split pea and kielbasa soup in a white bowl

Split Pea and Kielbasa Soup

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 lb smoked turkey kielbasa cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 lb dried split peas
  • 4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


Stove Top Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into a soup pot.
  • Bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer 1-¼ to 1-½ hours or until peas are tender.

Slow Cooker Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into the slow cooker.
  • Cover and set heat to low. Cook 5-6 hours and serve.

Pressure Cooker Instructions

  • Press saute button on the Instant Pot and add the oil to the pot. Next, add the onion, carrots and celery and saute for 2 minutes
  • Add all other ingredients. Put on the lid and lock . Adjust setting to manual pressure cook for 20 minutes.
  • After cook time is complete, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes. Serve.


Makes 2 quarts.