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Healthier French Cassoulet
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20 INGREDIENTS • 12 STEPS • 50MINS

Healthier French Cassoulet

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A dish built on common ingredients and a bunch of animal scraps has become a high maintenance recipe in 21st century America.
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Hi, I'm Jenessa. My goal is to offer up a healthy, modern twist on traditional recipes from around the world.
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A dish built on common ingredients and a bunch of animal scraps has become a high maintenance recipe in 21st century America.
50MINS
Total Time
$4.18
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Smoked Turkey Kielbasa
1 pckg
Smoked Turkey Kielbasa
thickly sliced
Canadian Bacon
5 slices
Canadian Bacon
thickly diced
Chicken Drumstick
5
Chicken Drumsticks
skin removed
Canned Cannellini White Kidney Beans
3 cans
(15.5 oz)
Canned Cannellini White Kidney Beans, drained, rinsed
Tomato Paste
1/4 cup
Tomato Paste
Stewed Tomatoes
1 can
(14.5 oz)
Chicken Stock
2 cups
Chicken Stock
Dry White Wine
2 cups
Dry White Wine
Carrot
2
Carrots, diced
Onion
1 1/2
Onions, diced
Tomato
2
Tomatoes, diced
Garlic
3 cloves
Garlic, minced
Fresh Parsley
3 sprigs
Ground Nutmeg
1/2 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
Breadcrumbs
1/2 cup
Breadcrumbs
Salt
to taste
Olive Oil
1 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1326
Fat
78.5 g
Protein
56.9 g
Carbs
88.0 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
step 2
In a very hot large pot, add Olive Oil (1/2 Tbsp), Smoked Turkey Kielbasa (1 pckg) and Canadian Bacon (5 slices). Cook until brown.
step 2 In a very hot large pot, add Olive Oil (1/2 Tbsp), Smoked Turkey Kielbasa (1 pckg) and Canadian Bacon (5 slices). Cook until brown.
step 3
Season Chicken Drumsticks (5) with Salt (to taste), Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and Fresh Thyme (1 Tbsp).
step 3 Season Chicken Drumsticks (5) with Salt (to taste), Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and Fresh Thyme (1 Tbsp).
step 4
Remove the smoked turkey kielbasa and the Canadian bacon from the pan when crispy. Add the chicken drumsticks, turning as they brown. Remove the chicken from the pot and set the meat aside.
step 4 Remove the smoked turkey kielbasa and the Canadian bacon from the pan when crispy. Add the chicken drumsticks, turning as they brown. Remove the chicken from the pot and set the meat aside.
step 5
In the same pot, add the Carrots (2), Onions (1 1/2), and Garlic (3 cloves). Add in Ground Nutmeg (1/2 tsp), Bay Leaves (2), Fresh Parsley (3 sprigs), and Fresh Thyme (1 Tbsp).
step 5 In the same pot, add the Carrots (2), Onions (1 1/2), and Garlic (3 cloves). Add in Ground Nutmeg (1/2 tsp), Bay Leaves (2), Fresh Parsley (3 sprigs), and Fresh Thyme (1 Tbsp).
step 6
Sweat the vegetables until the onions is translucent and add the Tomatoes (2) then cook for a few additional minutes. Re-introduce the meat to the pot, and stir in the Tomato Paste (1/4 cup).
step 6 Sweat the vegetables until the onions is translucent and add the Tomatoes (2) then cook for a few additional minutes. Re-introduce the meat to the pot, and stir in the Tomato Paste (1/4 cup).
step 7
Allow to soften a bit before adding the Dry White Wine (2 cups). Cook until the liquid has reduced to about half.
step 7 Allow to soften a bit before adding the Dry White Wine (2 cups). Cook until the liquid has reduced to about half.
step 8
Add the Stewed Tomatoes (1 can) including the juice, crushing them in your hands.
step 8 Add the Stewed Tomatoes (1 can) including the juice, crushing them in your hands.
step 9
Add the Canned Cannellini White Kidney Beans (3 cans). Fill the pot with Chicken Stock (2 cups) until all the ingredients are submerged.
step 10
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer about 20 minutes. Stir occasionally until the cassoulet thickens up a bit and remove from the heat to allow it to thicken even more.
step 10 Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer about 20 minutes. Stir occasionally until the cassoulet thickens up a bit and remove from the heat to allow it to thicken even more.
step 11
Mix the Breadcrumbs (1/2 cup), remaining fresh thyme, Salt (to taste), Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and Olive Oil (1/2 Tbsp). Sprinkle this on top of the pot, and place in the oven to brown, about 10 minutes.
step 11 Mix the Breadcrumbs (1/2 cup), remaining fresh thyme, Salt (to taste), Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and Olive Oil (1/2 Tbsp). Sprinkle this on top of the pot, and place in the oven to brown, about 10 minutes.
step 12
Serve hot.
step 12 Serve hot.
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Beans & Legumes
Dairy-Free
American
Budget-Friendly
Comfort Food
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
French
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