To make the soup, you will need:
- Yellow split peas
- Salt, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes to taste
- Rinse and sort the split peas.
- Add peas and water to a slow cooker with approximately 1 part peas to 3 or 4 parts water, so that the cooker is ~3/4 full.
- Cook on low, medium, or high heat until the peas are fully cooked and soft.
- Stir in salt, garlic, and red pepper to taste.