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Pork cassoulet

10
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 35 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
1 hr 15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
A golden crumb topping competes this French favourite!

Ingredients

extra lean pork sausage

8 thin, (480g)

olive oil

1½ tbs

brown onion

1 large, finely chopped

Hans 98% Fat Free Short Cut Bacon

125 g, fat trimmed, chopped

garlic

3 clove(s), thinly sliced

fresh thyme

1 tsp, (2 sprigs)

tomato paste

1 tbs

canned diced tomatoes

400 g

canned cannellini beans, rinsed, drained

1 can(s)

chicken stock

1 cup(s), (250ml)

soy and linseed bread

2 slice(s)

fresh flat-leaf parsley

2 tbs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C or 140°C fan-forced. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a deep non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add sausages and cook, turning, for 5 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a large ovenproof dish.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in same pan over medium heat. Add onion, bacon, garlic and thyme and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion has softened. Add paste and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, beans and stock and bring to the boil. Pour tomato mixture over sausages. Bake, covered, for 50 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place bread in a food processor. Process until coarsely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl. Add parsley and remaining oil and mix until well combined. Remove cassoulet from oven. Uncover and sprinkle with breadcrumb mixture. Bake, uncovered, for 15–20 minutes or until topping is golden. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed broccoli and baby carrots.

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