Quick Cassoulet

Dinner will be ready in 30 minutes when this pork and bean stew is on the menu. Crispy bacon and Italian seasoning adds flavor to this recipe; kielbasa adds a hint of spice.

Quick Cassoulet
Servings: 8 Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins


  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 boneless pork roast (2 pounds), trimmed of fat and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 8 ounces (1/2 package) reduced-fat kielbasa, cut into coins
  • 3/4 cup red wine
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic and onions, drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) butter beans, drained and rinsed

Make It

1. Heat a heavy pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add bacon and cook 6 minutes, until browned and crispy.

2. Add pork, onion, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning to pot, cooking 4 minutes, until pork is no longer pink. Stir in kielbasa and cook 2 minutes more.

3. Increase heat to medium-high and add wine. Simmer 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and continue to simmer 3 minutes. Stir in beans; heat through, about 1 minute. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 331, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): 87, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 19, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 35, sodium (mg): 847, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.