boontjiesop, noun

Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans (adaptation of Dutch bonensoep), boon bean + diminutive suffix -ie + sop soup.
A thick soup, made usually with dried haricot beans.
[1913 A. Glossop Barnes’s S. Afr. Hsehold Guide 37Witte Boonen Soep (White Bean Soup), Cape. Wash rather more than ½ pint of haricot beans.]
1964 L.G. Green Old Men Say 121There is thick bean soup, the boontjiesop of many a farmhouse; but I think that came from Europe.
1972 Cape Times 9 Nov. 7The ‘boontjiesop’ and Kupugani biscuits were to my liking.
[1975 W. Steenkamp Land of Thirst King 18A good solid railway meal in the dining-saloon, with the menu proclaiming ‘Potage de St. Germain’ on the left and bluntly the Afrikaans version, ‘Boontjiesop’, on the right.]
1977 Fair Lady 8 June (Suppl.) 14Boontjiesop — Cape Malay Bean Soup. 500 gr dried haricot beans; 3 litres water; [etc.].
1986 Motorist 3rd Quarter 48In the diningroom,..‘boontjiesop’ and ‘braised Karoo lamb’ are unlikely ever to be off the menu. Nothing could be more traditional!
A thick soup, made usually with dried haricot beans.
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