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Split Pea Soup- Your Ticket to a soul-warming delicious meal!

Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, this Split Pea Soup recipe by Zola Nene is your ticket to a soul-warming, delicious meal.

Fill your kitchen with the enticing aroma of spices before you tuck into a spoonful of hearty flavours.  This easy recipe combines the earthy goodness of dried split peas with a spicy blend of fresh ginger, garlic, mild curry powder and garam masala.

There’s no need to waste time dicing vegetables. Simply add two packets of our Freshmark Country Style Soup Mix for extra wholesomeness without the effort.

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Let the ingredients simmer for 90 minutes, then serve it chunky or smooth – whichever way you prefer! Shop everything you need for this Split Pea Soup at a Checkers near you, or on Checkers Sixty60 for delivery in 60 minutes.

100 Minutes

6 Servings

11 Ingredients

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Country Style Soup Mix 600g

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With the help of this fantastic country-style soup mix, you can create the tastiest pot this winter. It’s conveniently ready for use and contains freshly cut pieces of carrot, turnip or parsnip, potato, sweet potato, onion, celery, leek and parsley.


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot, add the 2 packets of soup mix and sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the ginger, garlic, curry powder and garam masala, then stir and sauté for 2 minutes to toast the spices.
  3. Add the washed split peas and 2 litres of water, cover the pot and simmer for 1 hour or until the peas are tender.
  4. Crumble in the vegetable stock cube, add 2 cups of water, then simmer for another 15 minutes. Season to taste and serve.
  5. You can blend the soup if you prefer a smooth texture.


  • 1 tbsp. (10ml) olive oil
  • 2 packets of Freshmark Country Style Soup Mix
  • 2 tbsp. (10ml) fresh ginger; chopped
  • 2 tbsp. (10ml) garlic; crushed
  • 2 tbsp. (10ml) mild curry powder
  • 2 tbsp. (10ml) garam masala
  • 2 cups (500ml) dried split peas; washed
  • 5L water
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Split Pea soup by Zola Nene


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