Updated Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Total Time: 25
Yield: 6 servings
With only about 20 minutes of prep work, this Easy Chicken and Sausage Cassoulet recipe cooks for two hours in the oven and emits the most enticing smells from the oven.
Read more about the process of making this cassoulet.
Preheat oven to 300°. Sprinkle chicken all over with salt and pepper.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown meat in 2 tablespoons olive oil, about 5 minutes.
Turn and brown other side, about 5 minutes longer. Remove from skillet and set aside.
Add sausage to skillet and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside.
Add remaining olive oil to skillet. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring, until translucent, about 5 minutes.
Return chicken and sausage to skillet. Add beans, tomatoes, broth, bay leaf, and thyme. Bring to a boil and sprinkle with 1/2 cup breadcrumbs.
Bake, covered, 2 hours. Then uncover and sprinkle with remaining breadcrumbs. Bake 20 minutes longer, or until cassoulet is golden.
Remove bay leaf before serving. Garnish with thyme sprigs.
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