Traditional French cassoulet is a slow-cooking white bean stew made with a variety of meats, such as sausage, pork, duck or goose. This one still tastes great - but it's ready to serve in just fifteen minutes! And the best part - it cuts back on fat and calories, too.
can (15 to 16 oz) cannellini or great northern beans, rinsed and drained
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic (or other variety), undrained
can (14 oz) chicken broth
lb fully cooked turkey kielbasa (turkey Polish sausage), cut into 1/2-inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
cups frozen chopped green bell peppers (from 10-oz bag), thawed*
Seasoned bread crumbs, if desired
In 3-quart saucepan, heat beans, tomatoes, broth and kielbasa to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat.
Stir in bell peppers. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
1 1/2 cups frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions (from 1-lb bag), thawed, can be substituted for the frozen chopped bell peppers.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 1 1/2g,
- 1 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.