Skillet Sausage Cassoulet

Jan 20, 2023All Recipes, Main Courses

A quick version of the French classic hearty bean stew. Serve with crusty whole wheat bread and local Ontario greens.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Serves 4

2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil

1 lb (500 g) Ontario Hot or Sweet Italian Sausages, pierced with fork

3 cloves Ontario Garlic, minced

1 Ontario Onion, sliced

1 Ontario Parsnip, diced

1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh Ontario Rosemary

1 can (19 oz/540 mL) white kidney beans, drained and rinsed

2 cups (500 mL) canned diced tomatoes, with liquid

1 cup (250 mL) sodium-reduced chicken broth

1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic vinegar

1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper

Fresh Ontario Rosemary Leaves

In large deep skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Brown sausages, about 3 minutes per side; set aside. Add garlic, onion, parsnip and rosemary to skillet; cook, stirring, until onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add beans, tomatoes, broth, vinegar, salt and pepper; bring to boil.

Return sausages to skillet, nestle into the bean mixture. Simmer for about 15 minutes or until sausages and parsnip are cooked. Serve cassoulet with the sausages whole. Sprinkle with rosemary.

Nutritional Information:

1 Serving

PROTEIN: 28 grams

FAT: 40 grams

CARBOHYDRATE: 40 grams

CALORIES: 638

FIBRE: 8 grams

SODIUM: 1,518 mg

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