sousboontjies, plural noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, sous sauce + boon bean + -ie + plural -s.
A dish of dried sugar beans cooked in a sweet-sour sauce and served hot or cold. Also attributive. See also sugar bean.
1946 Food & Cookery (Dept of Agric.) 115‘Sousboontjies’.
1970 Evening Post 17 Oct. (Mag. Sect.) 3Sousboontjies (sweet and sour dried beans). 2 cups dried sugar beans (brown flecked dried beans), ½ cup sugar, ¼ cup vinegar, salt...Serve with venison or roast mutton.
1970 A. Theron More S. Afr. Deep Freezing 173Sousboontjies. This is sometimes called bean salad, but I should say that sweet and sour beans would describe it better.
1971 Post 6 June 2She made her own soap, candles, butter, cream, bread, sousboontjiebredies.
1972 Evening Post 26 Aug. 5Have you ever eaten rice, bredie awash with gravy, mashed pumpkin, sousboontjies and slaphaakskeentjies with your fingers?
1979 Heard & Faull Our Best Trad. Recipes 80Sousboontjies can be served hot or cold and can be kept in the fridge for a long time...Sousboontjies and yellow rice are a must for a typical Afrikaans meal.
1981 Fair Lady 9 Oct. 178The table was laden with every traditional dish imaginable:..smoked snoek, bobotie, sosaties..yellow raisin rice, sousboontjies,..atchar,..sambals.
1989 F.G. Butler Tales from Old Karoo 94The food was excellent, of the flavoursome but fattening kind he used to long for in Europe. Particularly the sousboontjies and the sweet potatoes.
A dish of dried sugar beans cooked in a sweet-sour sauce and served hot or cold. Also attributive.
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