Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Bacon and Hash Browns
- Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
- Place bacon, split peas, hash brown potatoes, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and chicken broth in a slow cooker; stir to combine.
- Cook on Low for 8 hours (or High for 6 hours).