Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup) Recipe

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We call this STEWP as it should be nice and thick so your spoon can stand up in it .
Wonderful on a cold night.
It is a traditional South African soup from our Dutch heritage

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Servings: 6


Cost per serving $0.35 view details


  1. Soak beans overnight in cold water
  2. Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring to the boil,
  3. simmer for 4 hours, or until the beans are soft and the meat shreds off the bone,
  4. add more water if necessary not too much as you want the soup thick,
  5. Let it stand for a day before eating
  6. Freezes well
  7. serve with baked sweet potatoes.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 95g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 29  
Calories from Fat 1 3%
Total Fat 0.17g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Potassium 212mg 6%
Total Carbs 6.58g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 5%
Sugars 3.44g 2%
Protein 0.93g 1%



  • ShaleeDP
    May 14, 2013
    I like this soup... i like beans.
    1 reply
    • Peter Brown
      May 14, 2013
      Great it is one of my favourites,
      Like a lot of your recipes ,am trying them, will give you feed back soon

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