Sausage & White Bean Casserole

Sausage & White Bean Casserole

A hearty, herby, bean and sausage dish 

Shopping list at a glance: dried Tarbais, flagelot or white beans, onion, parsnip, celery, canned tomatoes, Italian sausage, garlic, white wine, chicken broth

From your pantry at a glance: salt, pepper, olive oil

Sausage & White Bean Casserole
Prep Time: 20m Cook Time: 8 hours LOW / 4 HIGH Servings: 6
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Ingredients
  1. 1 ½ cups / 8 oz dried Tarbais, flagelot or white beans or 2 x 14oz cans, drained
  2. 2 tbsp light olive oil
  3. 1 1/2 cups /1 medium onion, diced
  4. 1 cup / 2 parsnips, diced
  5. 1 cup, 2 celery ribs, diced
  6. 1 x 14oz can diced tomatoes, drained
  7. 4 oz low fat Italian sausage cut into 1/3" rounds
  8. 1 1/2 tsp / 3 cloves garlic, minced
  9. 1 Daube Provençale blend
  10. 1/3 cup / 2.5 fl oz white wine
  11. 2 cups / 18 fl oz chicken broth
Instructions
  1. rinse and drain the dried beans and put into the slow cooker
  2. heat the oil in a skillet on medium; soften the onion, parsnip and celery
  3. transfer the vegetables to the slow cooker
  4. stir in the tomatoes, sausage and garlic
  5. sprinkle in the Daube Provencale blend; add the wine and chicken broth
  6. stir, cover and cook on LOW for 8-9 hours or HIGH for 4-5 hours
Notes
  1. sprinkle with herbed, toasted breadcrumbs
  2. pair with a light French red wine
  3. ENJOY!
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