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Cassoulet

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Ingredients
  Dried haricot beans 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Streaky bacon 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Pork belly 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Garlic sausage 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Chicken quarters 4
  Light vegetable stock 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
  Tomatoes 8 Ounce, peeled and chopped (225 Gram)
  Bouquet garni 1
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Fresh breadcrumbs 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Thoroughly wash the haricot beans under cold water.
2 In a bowl, put the washed beans and add enough cold water to cover the beans.
3 Allow to soak for at least 12 hours.
4 Preheat the oven.

MAKING
5 Chop the bacon.
6 Transfer to a large ovenproof casserole.
7 Cut the belly of pork and garlic sausage into 2.5-011 (1-inch) cubes.
8 Add to the casserole along with the chicken.
9 Thoroughly drain the beans and add them to the casserole.
10 Add in the stock, tomatoes, bouquet garni and seasoning to taste.
11 Mix well.
12 Bake, covered for 1 1/2 hours.
13 Remove the bouquet garni and discard.
14 Add some extra stock, if the mixture looks a little dry.
15 Sprinkle with the bread crumbs.
16 Bake, uncovered, for another 1 hour.

SERVING
17 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
6

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