Cassoulet

A favorite of French cooks, cassoulet is a rustic, slow-cooked dish made with cannellini beans, smoked sausage and chicken drumsticks. Prepare a day ahead and refrigerate leftovers for lunch.

PREP
20
Minutes
COOKING
3:40
Hrs:Min
SERVES
4
People
CALORIES
350
Per Serving
PROTEIN
27
Grams

Ingredients

6 Sanderson Farms® Chicken Drumsticks

3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided

1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 pound sliced smoked sausage, ½" on the bias

1/2 cup diced yellow onion, ¼" thick

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 cup diced carrots, ¼" thick

1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes

1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

2 cups low sodium chicken broth

4 teaspoons tomato paste

1 (15.5-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

2 to 3 Tablespoons bread crumbs

Crusty bread slices

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Directions

1. Season chicken with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper.

2. Heat vegetable oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Brown chicken 10 minutes, turning to brown all sides. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.

3. Add sausage to skillet. Brown 5 minutes, turning half way through cooking. Remove from skillet and set aside.

4. Set a 6-quart slow cooker on high. Add onion, garlic, carrots, tomatoes, rosemary, thyme, chicken broth, tomato paste, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon black pepper and sausage. Stir.

5. Add chicken. Cover and cook 3 hours.

6. Stir in beans and bread crumbs. Cover and cook 20 minutes.

7. Serve in bowls with crusty bread slices.

NUTRITION FACTS

Calories

350

Fat

18g

Saturated Fat

5g

Sodium

910mg

Carbohydrate

19g

Sugars

3g

Protein

27g