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White Bean Casserole
Use this mix to prepare 2 or 3 meals – one to eat now and one or two Bonus Meals to
refrigerate or freeze for later. Enjoy the original White Beans just as they come out of the
crock pot or create two entirely different meals using the Beans. Eat well, eat healthy, eat
economically and spend less time in the kitchen!
From Evelyn: This is Comfort Food – Grocery List
country French style! Our traditional Meal One – Basic Recipe
French Cassoulet, using pork chops, 2 lb pork chops or pork steaks, sausage
sausage or ham, is perfectly adapted for or ham – boneless or bone -in
Meal Two - Bonus
the modern crock pot! You’ll find Bread crumbs
Cassoulet on the menu in small French Parmesan Cheese, grated
restaurants, in old cookbooks and being Meal Three - Bonus
cooked on the Food Network! Comfort Chicken broth
Food is popular in every language! 1 jar Chimmi Sauce (need 2 Tbsp)
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with
Basic Recipe for green chilis
White Bean Casserole – Serves 8 1 pkg vermicelli or thin pasta (need 1/4 lb)
2 lb pork chops or pork steaks, sausage or 8 oz Monterey Jack cheese, grated
ham (or chicken breasts for Weight Watchers)
1 pkg White Bean Casserole Meal Two – Bonus Serves 4
5 cups very hot water Traditional French Cassoulet
4 to 5 cups prepared White Bean Casserole
Place meat into crock pot. Add Bread crumbs
beans and dry vegetables. Parmesan cheese, grated
Add hot water and cook on low for 8
hours or until beans are tender. Place White Bean Casserole in
Add spice packet, stir it into the buttered baking dish.
beans and cook for another hour. Cover bean mixture with Parmesan,
Serve immediately or refrigerate for then bread crumbs, then more
several days. (Remove bones if you Parmesan. (Sprinkle top sparingly
choose before serving.) with olive oil if you choose.)
White Beans can be frozen, then Can be refrigerated for up to 2 days
thawed to cook Meal Two or Three or frozen before baking.
or you can prepare Meals Two and Bake at 350 degrees 20 to 30
Three and place them in the freezer. minutes until lightly browned and
For Complete Meal: Serve hot, sprinkled
with Parmesan cheese if you choose, with For Complete Meal: Add a fresh spinach
your favorite green salad, hot Roasted salad with diced tomato, fresh mushrooms,
Onion Garlic Bread and warm Southern walnuts and Vidalia Onion Dressing to enjoy
Praline Pie for dessert! with hot Tomato Basil Beer Bread.
Meal Two cont… Bonus Meals:
Variation: Add sausage and/or diced Serve White Beans as a vegetable
ham. Cut smoked sausage in 1-inch side dish with a pork chop or
pieces, cook in skillet or microwave and chicken breast marinated in a little
drain. Place sausage/ham in buttered Great Grilling Marinade then grilled.
baking dish first, then cover with White
Bean mixture, cheese and bread crumbs. Make a Bonus Bean Soup by
adding chicken broth to any amount
From Evelyn: The Cassoulet (Meal Two) is of “leftover” White Beans. Sprinkle
my favorite! And it freezes perfectly. You can steaming bowls of soup with fresh
make 2 pans of Cassoulet with your Basic White cilantro or chopped green onions
Bean Casserole mix. Eat one immediately, or and serve with slices of our beer
refrigerate it for a day or two before baking. breads toasted with cheese on top.
Then freeze the other one for later! Meal Three
is also delicious and delightfully different! This “Suppers Made Simple” features one
of the four delicious mixes in the Crock
Meal Three – Bonus Pot Collection that includes:
New Orleans Beef White Bean Casserole
White Bean Soup Mediterranean East Indian Curry Tuscan Bean and Pasta Soup
Serves 4 to 6
This hefty country soup embraces the White Bean Casserole – Basic Recipe
cuisine of several European countries in its WW Points - 1 plain - 4 with 1 chicken breast
delicious simplicity. List of Ingredients: Great Northern beans, dried
onion, dried celery, brown sugar, parsley, bay
3 to 5 cups prepared White Bean Casserole
leaf, garlic, salt, spices.
4 cups chicken broth Nutrition Analysis: Dry mix only: 6 per mix: for
2 Tablespoons Chimmi Sauce 1 serving: Calories 68, Calories from Fat 0, Total
1 can diced tomatoes with green chilis Fat 0g, Sat. Fat 0g, Trans Fats 0g, Cholesterol
0mg, Sodium 591mg, Carbohydrate 13g, Dietary
¼ lb vermicelli broken in 1-inch pieces Fiber 3g, Sugars 3g, Protein 4g.
8 oz Monterey Jack cheese, grated
Place first 4 ingredients in a large
pan and bring almost to a boil.
Stir in the vermicelli, turn heat to
low, cover and cook for about 8
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Add cheese, stir and cook until Your Gourmet Consultant is:
Soup freezes well!
Note: This soup is delicious using
even less of the Casserole. This is
truly a Bonus Meal.
For Complete Meal: Serve in bowls with
Roasted Onion Garlic Bread and your
favorite salad dressed with Vidalia Onion