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French Bean Casserole

Ingredients
  Dried white navy beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bacon slices 4
  Carrot 1 , cut into 1/4 inch slices
  Onion 1 Medium, stuck with 2 cloves
  Cloves 2
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lean pork 1⁄2 Pound, cut into cubes
  Pepperoni 2 Ounce, sliced
  Onions 2 Large, chopped
  Diced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Bouillon cubes 4 , dissolved in 3 cups hot water
  Hot water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Bread crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Soak the beans overnight and drain.
2) Preheat oven to 275° F.

MAKING
3) Take a large casserole and line it with bacon.
4) Take a large bowl and combine together beans, whole onion, carrot, salt, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder and pepper.
5) Pour the mixture into the casserole and cover with water. Bake for about 2 hours.
6) In the meanwhile, put all the other ingredients in a pot and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours, stirring repeatedly.
7) Empty the meat mixture into the casserole and stir nicely.
8) Add the bread crumbs.
9) Increase heat to 375° F and bake for about 15 minutes or more.

SERVING
10) Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
155 Minutes
Ready In: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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