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Cassoulet Of Goose

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Ingredients
  Goose joints 3 Pound
  Dried beans 3⁄4 Pound (Broad Beans)
  Meat stock 1 1⁄2 Pint (Brown Variety)
  Goose fat 3 Ounce
  Onions 2 Medium
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Smoked bacon slices 5
  Tomato puree 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chopped thyme 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sage 1 Pinch
  Bay leaf 1
  Garlic sausage 8
  White breadcrumbs 6 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Soak the beans in water overnight
2) Slice onions and keep aside
3) Lightly crush the garlic and keep aside

MAKING
4) In a pot of water cook the beans on a simmer for 2 ½ hours
5) Drain them into a colander
6) Prepare the stock by cutting the goose into small portions
7) Add the pieces and simmer in a pot of water for flavor till required
8) In a frying pan, add 1 to 1 ½ ounce of fat and fry the goose
9) Remove and keep aside
10) Into the same frying pan, add the garlic and onions and the bacon and fry for 5-6 minutes
11) Then tip in the tomato puree, herbs and the seasoning
12) Strain the stock into a saucepan
13) Bring the stock to a vigorous boil and allow to simmer for 30 minutes
14) Add in the drained beans to the stock
15) In a thick casserole, pout in half the mixture
16) Place the fried pieces of goose into the mixture
17) And put the beans over it
18) Using a knife, slice the sausages
19) And allow it to submerge in the liquid
20) Bring the mixture to a boil and add more seasoning if required
21) Layer in breadcrumbs over the surface
22) Dot the dish with some butter or goose fat
23) Place in the oven to bake for an hour till the beans are cooked and top has turned nice and crusty

SERVING
24) Serve the dish with some bread and crispy green salad

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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