Thyme-Scented White Bean Cassoulet

Photo: Oxmoor House

Butter-tossed breadcrumbs stirred in at the end give this dish a robust stewlike consistency. Meatless Italian sausage stands in for the traditional pork sausage. With this recipe, you can also sauté the sausage slices in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, then stir into the dish.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 298
  • Fat: 9.9g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 13.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.5g
  • Fiber: 10.4g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Iron: 3.5mg
  • Sodium: 709mg
  • Calcium: 187mg

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups (1/2-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut carrot
  • 1 cup (1/2-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut parsnip
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups cooked Great Northern beans
  • 3/4 cup organic vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 ounce grated fresh Parmesan cheese (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 links frozen meatless Italian sausage, thawed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, parsnip, and garlic; cover and cook 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Place in a 5-quart electric slow cooker. Add beans and next 6 ingredients (through bay leaf). Cover and cook on low 8 hours or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Combine breadcrumbs, cheese, and butter in a small bowl; toss with a fork until moist. Stir breadcrumb mixture and sausage into bean mixture; sprinkle with parsley.
Note:

This recipe has been retested for Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight, 2012

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