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French Cassoulet

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Cassoulet is a French duck recipe. Duck is a very healthy meat but has little more fat. While cooking a duck , you have to keeping mind the smell in the meat and cook accordingly. Cassoulet is a nice dinner recipe with all the necessary nutrition.
  Salt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Duck legs 6
  Olive oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Bacon slices 4 , thick cut sliced crosswise
  Boneless leg lamb 1
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  No salt tomato puree 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 3 , minced
  Fat free low sodium chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Organic great nothern beans 2 Can (20 oz), drained
  Cooked spicy italian sausages 8 Ounce
  Dry breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Rub salt over the duck and refrigerate it for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a Dutch oven and add bacon.
Cook until crisp, Set aside.
Add lamb to the pan and cook for 8-10 minutes or until it browns from all sides.
Remove the lamb and set aside.
Preheat oven at 300 F.
Rinse the duck and dry it.
Add one half of the duck, skin side down in the pan.
Cook until golden brown.Keep turning its sides.
In a pan, add onion and pepper and cook until lightly brown.
Add tomato puree and garlic.
Add duck to the pan, add chicken broth and water.
Cover and bake for 2 1/2 hours at 300 F.
Remove the duck and let it stand. Remove its skin and add the duck to the mixture.
Adjust seasoning to taste.
Increase oven temperature to 375 F.
Add beans, bacon, sausage and duck. Sitr and then add breacrumbs.
Cover and for an hour or more. Remove lid and cook for 20 minutes.
Cassoulet is ready.
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Make it a point to try out this cassoulet recipe with duck and lamb meat these holidays. Join Steve in his kitchen and see how he prepares this flavorful dish for dinner. The dish is nutritious and would serve as a perfect satisfying meal for relaxing holidays to enjoy!

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