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Slow Cooker Cassoulet

This easy Slow Cooker Cassoulet recipe makes a gourmet stew with smoked meats, hearty beans, and vegetables, and only takes 10 minutes of work!
Prep Time10 mins
Slow cooking time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: easy cassoulet, sausage cassoulet recipe, slow cooker cassoulet
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 427kcal
Author: Kate
Cost: $17

Ingredients

  • 1 small leek , diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 large carrots , diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 stalks celery , diced (about 1 cup)
  • 10 oz baby bella mushrooms , halved if large
  • 1 28-oz jar diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 14-oz cans cooked white beans , such as navy beans (about 3 cups cooked beans)
  • 1 lb smoked sausage , sliced into 1/3 inch pieces (spicy Salami and/or Chorizo work great!)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves , plus extra for garnish
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and sauté the diced leek, carrots, and minced garlic for about 5 minutes. Add the celery and sauté for another 3 minutes.
  • Transfer the sauteed vegetables to a slow cooker. Add the rest of the ingredients (mushrooms through dried thyme) and stir well. Cover and cook on the low temperature setting for 5 hours.
  • Season with additional salt and pepper if desired. Serve hot with chopped parsley as garnish.

Notes

You can use any kind of smoked meats you like - sausages, chunks of smoked pork shoulder, cooked bacon, smoked chicken legs, etc.

Nutrition

Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 964mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3823IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 4mg