Slow Cooker Cassoulet

Slow Cooker Cassoulet 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Slow Cooker Cassoulet 150

This traditional braised French country classic works well in the slow cooker. You'll find smoked ham hocks in the deli section of most grocery stores. Substitute smoked turkey leg of equal weight if unavailable.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cans no-salt- added navy beans drained and rinsed (or 6 cups cooked)
  • 1 can no-salt-added whole tomatoes drained
  • 2 onions diced
  • 1 carrots diced
  • 1 rib celery diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 fresh parsley sprigs
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 smoked ham hock (12 oz/340 g)
  • 1 pkg (375 g) smoked Polish sausages cut diagonally in 1-1/2-inch (4 cm) thick slices
  • 3 strips sodium-reduced bacon sliced
  • 3/4 cups sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 3/4 cups white wine

Method

In slow cooker, combine beans, tomatoes, onions, carrot, celery, garlic, bay leaves, thyme, parsley and pepper. Top with ham hock, sausages and bacon. Stir in broth and wine. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.

Discard bay leaves, thyme and parsley. With slotted spoon, remove ham hock; discard bones, skin and fat. Shred any meat into large chunks; return to slow cooker.

Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about

  • Sodium 693 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 431.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Potassium 920 mg
  • Cholesterol 53 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 42 g

%RDI

  • Iron 40.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 30.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 19.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 19.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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Slow Cooker Cassoulet