If you make or buy a low carb whole grain bread you can make your own
breadcrumbs and reduce the carbs even more. :-)
Slow Cooker Cassoulet
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 - 14 1/2 oz can diced tomatoes, drained
1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 cup white wine
2 lb chicken thighs, skin and excess fat removed
1 lb boneless pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 Tbsp tomato paste
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
1 cup bread crumbs
2 - 15 oz cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 lb kielbasa, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2 inch slices
1/2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
In a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker, combine onion, garlic, tomatoes, broth,
wine, chicken, pork, tomato paste, thyme sprigs and bay leaf. Cook on
HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 7 1/2 hours.
Stir in 3/4 cup of the bread crumbs, the beans, kielbasa, chopped thyme,
salt and pepper; remove thyme sprigs and bay leaf and discard. Sprinkle
each serving with 1/2 tbsp bread crumbs and serve.
Makes: 8 servings
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 498 cal., 19 g total fat, 7 g sat.
fat, 153 mg chol., 945 mg sodium, 31 g carb., 6 g fiber, 44 g pro.
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