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Duck cassoulet

Duck cassoulet.

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Definition: Cassoulet is a hearty French bean stew made with white beans and sausages, along with pork, lamb or other meat.

A classic cassoulet recipe features goose or duck confit and topped with breadcrumbs and fried pork skins. A traditional peasant dish, cassoulet is customarily baked in an earthenware dish for two hours or longer.
Pronunciation: kas-oo-LAY
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