Pork and Cannellini Bean Stew (Cassoulet)

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 35 minutes
  • 2 servings
Pork and Cannellini Bean Stew (Cassoulet)

Let’s give a try to the “cassoulet”, a hearty dish inspired by the French cuisine. Its main ingredients are the pork sausage and the white beans. This makes it both meaty and creamy. Cooking these two with fried bacon and vegetable goodies just renders this already delicious dish, ultra-delicious.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 ounces of bacon, chopped (5 - 6 strips)
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 small onion, minced
1 small carrot, chopped
8 ounces of pork sausage, sliced
1 teaspoon dry herbs
1 cup canned cannellini beans (6 ounces)
¾ cup canned tomatoes
⅔ cup vegetable stock
salt
pepper

Steps

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat and add the bacon. Cook and stir until it starts becoming translucent and changing color.
  2. Add the garlic, onion, and carrot. Stir them in. Add the pork sausage. Cook and stir until it starts browning.
  3. Add the dried herbs, Cannellini beans, canned tomatoes, and vegetable stock. Cook and stir for up to 2 more minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, stir them in and simmer for 20 minutes. Garnish with chopped parsley and remove from heat.

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