Bacon and hash brown potatoes bring a hearty and filling dimension to this slow cooker split pea soup.

Bacon and hash brown potatoes bring a hearty and filling dimension to this slow cooker split pea soup.

A great way to start your Italian meal! I usually serve it with crusty bread slices that have been toasted in the oven until crisp for dipping into the marinade. Keeps for a week in the refrigerator and the longer it stands the better it gets!

A great way to start your Italian meal! I usually serve it with crusty bread slices that have been toasted in the oven until crisp for dipping into the marinade. Keeps for a week in the refrigerator and the longer it stands the better it gets!