Chicken Cassoulet with Acorn Squash Recipe

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Submitted by akhowar5

Makes 16 servings



The squash-and-bean mixture (paragraphs 1 and 2 in the method) can be prepared a day ahead of time; cover and refrigerate.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Cassoulet with Acorn Squash

1 tablespoon stick margarine or butter $
2 cups chopped onion, divided $
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup dry Marsala or apple cider
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme, divided
3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano
2 cups water
2 cups Squash, Winter, Acorn
1 cup diced carrot
30 ounce Great Northern beans, drained
1 pound skinned, boned chicken breast
10 g raw bacon
1/2 pound smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices

Recipe Directions for Chicken Cassoulet with Acorn Squash

  1. Melt margarine in a large ovenproof Dutch oven over medium heat. Add 1 cup onion and garlic, and sauté for 5 minutes. Add Marsala, parsley, 1/4 teaspoon thyme, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, basil, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Spoon into a bowl; set aside.

  2. Combine 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 cups water, squash, and carrot in pan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, partially covered, 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Partially mash the beans with a potato masher, and add beans and tomato mixture to pan. Cook over medium-low heat 30 minutes or until thick. Remove from heat.

  3. Preheat oven to 325°.

  4. Rub chicken with 1/2 teaspoon thyme and 1/2 teaspoon pepper; set aside. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble bacon, and set aside. Add chicken to bacon drippings in pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove chicken from skillet; cut into 1-inch pieces. Add 1 cup onion and sausage to skillet; sauté 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add the chicken, crumbled bacon, and sausage mixture to bean mixture in pan, stirring to combine.

  5. Cover and bake at 325° for 1 hour. Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 199.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
273
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
336mg
14%
Potassium
889mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
39.0g
13%
Dietary Fiber
11.9g
48%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
20.4g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 12% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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