Split Pea Soup with Chorizo
For this easy slow-cooker split pea soup, look for raw smoky, spicy chorizo. If you can't find raw chorizo, Italian sausage or merguez makes a fine substitute.
To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.
Equipment: 5 - to 6- quart slow cooker
3 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 1 1/2 lean protein, 1 high fat protein, 1 1/2 fat