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Easy sausage cassoulet

Points® value
Total Time
1 hr 40 min
20 min
1 hr 20 min
A true French cassoulet takes days to make, so try this delicious simplified and lighter version instead.


Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Reduced fat pork sausages, grilled

300 g, pork, chopped


2 medium, sliced


2 clove(s), crushed

Carrots, raw

2 medium, chopped

Celery, cooked

2 stick(s), sliced

Thyme, Dried

1 teaspoon(s), level

Haricot Beans, cooked

400 g, rinsed and drained

Tinned Tomatoes

400 g

Vegetable stock cube

1 cube(s), dissolved in 150 ml hot water


1 teaspoon(s), and

Black pepper

1 teaspoon(s)


2 clove(s), crushed

Breadcrumbs, fresh

300 g

Parsley, fresh

2 teaspoon(s)


  1. Heat a large flameproof casserole dish and mist with low fat cooking spray. Add the sausages and cook over a medium-high heat for 3 – 4 minutes. Add the onions, garlic, carrots and celery and cook for another 2 - 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the dried thyme, haricot beans, tomatoes and stock. Cover and simmer over a low heat for 35 – 40 minutes, removing the lid for the final 10 minutes. Season to taste.
  3. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180°C/350°F.
  4. For the topping, mist a non-stick frying pan with low fat cooking spray. Add the garlic and cook over a medium heat for 2 – 3 minutes, then stir in the breadcrumbs and chopped parsley. Sprinkle over the cassoulet, then transfer to the oven and bake for 25 – 30 minutes, or until crusty golden brown on top.