Sausage and Chicken Cassoulet

Flavorful chicken thighs are perched on top of a sausage, bean and tomato mixture in a French-inspired casserole.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
6
bone-in chicken thighs (about 2 lb), skin removed if desired
1
cup ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
oz Polish sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
cans (15 oz each) navy beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic, undrained
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towels. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  • 2 Add chicken to skillet; cook over medium-high heat about 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Stir in carrots, onion, thyme, salt and pepper; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until chicken and vegetables are browned. Drain well. Remove chicken from skillet.
  • 3 In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, mix sausage, beans, tomatoes, bacon, carrots and onion. Top with chicken thighs; cover with foil.
  • 4 Bake about 45 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F) and vegetables are tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    650mg
    650%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    14g
    14%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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