Lentil and Pork Cassoulet Recipe

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This is delicious French style stew. It is also easy to make and our kids love it!

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Servings: 4


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  • 3/4 lb boneless pork shoulder or other pork meat
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2.5 cups beef or vegetable broth or 2.5 cups water and 1 tsp beef or vegetable bouillon granules
  • 1 14.5oz can tomatoes with juice, chopped
  • 4 med carrots and/or parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced thin
  • 3/4 cup dry brown lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1.5 tsp dried rosemary, crushed or 3 tsp fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Trim fat from meat. Cut into 3/4 in cubes. Cook meat, onion and garlic in hot oil in a large non-stick skillet until meat is brown and onion is tender.
  2. Transfer to a 3-7 qt slow cooker. Add water or bouillon, tomatoes and juice, carrots, parsnips, celery, lentils, rosemary, salt and pepper.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 10 hrs or on high for 5 hours.
  4. Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs if available.
  5. Serve with crusty artisan bread, brown rice, or mashed potatoes.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 375g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 578  
Calories from Fat 261 45%
Total Fat 29.04g 36%
Saturated Fat 10.74g 43%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 530mg 22%
Potassium 1288mg 37%
Total Carbs 33.02g 9%
Dietary Fiber 14.2g 47%
Sugars 6.2g 4%
Protein 45.17g 72%
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  • John Spottiswood
    This is really tasty. I would add 1 cup more broth next time as my kids wanted more.
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    • Brandy Ernhart
      this was so good my husband almost died thanks this was delicious
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