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Easy sausage cassoulet

10
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 40 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
1 hr 20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A true French cassoulet takes days to make, so try this delicious simplified and lighter version instead.

Ingredients

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Reduced fat pork sausages, grilled

300 g, pork, chopped

Onion(s)

2 medium, sliced

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Carrots, raw

2 medium, chopped

Celery, cooked

2 stick(s), sliced

Thyme, Dried

1 teaspoons, level

Haricot Beans, cooked

400 g, rinsed and drained

Tinned Tomatoes

400 g

Vegetable stock cube(s)

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

Salt

1 teaspoons, and

Black pepper

1 teaspoons

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Breadcrumbs, fresh

300 g

Parsley, fresh

2 teaspoons

Instructions

  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.

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