The perfect warming winter soup! The combination of hearty veg and flavoursome spices is just what you need on the colder nights.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Serves: 8
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free
Dietary Requirements: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten Free, Nut-Free, Pescatarian, Pregnancy-Safe, vegan, Vegetarian
Author: 28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Eating Plan)


  • 1 brown onion chopped
  • 2 carrots grated
  • 2 zucchini grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin coconut oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups McKenzie’s Green Split Peas rinsed
  • 10 cups water
  • 1.5 cups canned coconut milk


  • Heat coconut oil in a large soup pot over medium to high heat.
  • Add onions, carrot, zucchini, garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes or until onion has softened.
  • Add curry powder and tomato paste and stir into the vegetables until combined. Mix for 1 minute.
  • Add the potatoes, green split peas, water and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, then let simmer for approximately 50 minutes or until the green split peas are fully cooked through.
  • Take the soup off heat and mix in the coconut milk.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Coconut Split Pea Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390.4 Calories from Fat 157
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.4g27%
Saturated Fat 14.7g92%
Carbohydrates 37.8g13%
Fiber 8.9g37%
Sugar 6.8g8%
Protein 15.3g31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change to their lives. Sam Wood has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators in the health & fitness industry. Sam is the founder and personal trainer of 28, Australia’s #1 home fitness and nutrition program, and he's also the proud owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed, based in Brighton, Melbourne.