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Classic French cassoulet

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Classic French cassoulet

Method

  • Soak the beans for 12 hours in salted water. Drain, rinse them well, and set aside.
  • Place a pot over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Coarsely chop the onion, finely chop the garlic, and add them to the pot.
  • Cut the sausage into rounds, the carrot into half-moons, the celery into small pieces, and add them to the pot. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Cut the shank into small pieces and transfer it to the hot pan. Add salt, pepper, and sauté for 1-2 minutes until golden brown. Once browned, transfer it to the pot with the vegetables.
  • Place the same pan on heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Cut the pork belly into pieces and add it to the hot pan. Add salt, pepper, and sauté for 1-2 minutes until golden brown. Once browned, transfer it to the pot with the rest of the ingredients.
  • In the pot add the flour, the tomato paste, the wine, the water, the chicken bouillon cube, salt, pepper, the bay leaves, and stir.
  • Add the beans and stir.
  • Cover with the lid and boil over medium heat for 3 hours.
  • Serve with parsley, pepper, and bread. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

473
Calories (kcal)
24 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

24.0
Total Fat (g)
34 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

7.1
Saturated Fat (g)
36 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

20.0
Total Carbs (g)
8 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

4.5
Sugars (g)
5 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

41.0
Protein (g)
82 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

6.1
Fibre (g)
24 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

2.9
Sodium (g)
48 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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