Hearty Cassoulet


Makes 6 servings


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 pound), chopped
1/4 pound smoked turkey sausage, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
4 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons water
3 cans (about 15 ounces each) Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion, cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in chicken, sausage, garlic, thyme and pepper. Cook 5 minutes or until chicken and sausage are browned.
  2. Remove skillet from heat; stir in tomato paste and water until blended. Place beans and chicken mixture in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 4 to 4-1/2 hours.
  3. Just before serving, combine bread crumbs and parsley in small bowl. Sprinkle over top of cassoulet.

Nutritional Information

Calories 432
Calories from Fat 18 %
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Carbohydrate 59 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 31 g
Sodium 365 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3-1/2
Vegetable 1
Meat 3

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