Chicken Cassoulet With Sausage And Swiss Chard

Yields: 8 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 20 Mins Cook Time: 1 Hr Total Time: 1 Hr 20 Mins
Chicken Cassoulet with Sausage and Swiss Chard is a hearty meat and white bean stew made lighter than the classic.


0/17 Ingredients


0/16 Instructions
  • Heat the oven to 375F.
  • Strip the Swiss chard leaves from the stems. Thinly slice the stems and chop the leaves.
  • In a Dutch oven or heavy ovenproof pot, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Brown the links of sausage for about 2 to 3 minutes per side, until well browned. Slice the links into rounds and set aside. Wipe pot and spritz with olive oil.
  • Add the breadcrumbs to the pan and toast, stirring regularly, until golden.
  • Add 1/3 of the garlic and cook for another minute, then remove from heat and transfer to a bowl. Stir in the chopped parsley and set aside.
  • Add the remaining 1 Tbsp olive oil to the pan.
  • Stir in the onion, saute for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the chard stems, carrots, and celery.
  • Cook, stirring regularly, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the vegetables start to soften and the moisture cooks out. If they start to give off too much liquid, increase the heat to medium-high.
  • Add the remaining garlic and cook about a minute more.
  • Pour in the wine and scrape any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Increase the heat slightly and allow most of the liquid to cook off.
  • Add the chicken, chicken broth, bay leaves and herbs and bring to an active simmer; cook until the liquid reduces by about half, 5 to 7 minutes, adjusting the heat as needed.
  • Add the chopped chard leaves (working in batches if needed) and stir until they wilt slightly.
  • Fold in the beans and sausage and stir.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, to taste. I used 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, but you can reduce or omit for lower sodium.
  • Transfer to the oven and cook, uncovered about 20 to 25 minutes, until the chicken is tender and the stew thickens. Serve topped with breadcrumbs.


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