Paula Wolfert’s Cassoulet in the Style of Toulouse

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1200Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 pounds cannellini (dried Tarbais, or other runner-type beans)
  • 1 1/2 pounds ham hock (fresh, with skin)
  • 1 pound boneless pork shoulder (trimmed of excess fat and cut into 1-inch, 2.5-cm chunks)
  • 12 ounces pork skin
  • 1/4 inch fat
  • flaky sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup rendered duck fat
  • 2 yellow onions (about 1 pound | 450 g total, chopped)
  • 3 small carrots (about 12 ounces | 350 g total, cut into rounds 1/4 inch, 6 mm thick)
  • 8 ounces ventrèche (piece, French-style pancetta or pancetta)
  • 1 head garlic (loose skins removed, plus 4 small garlic cloves, peeled)
  • 1 roma tomato
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 4 parsley sprigs
  • 3 celery ribs
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 1 Turkish bay leaf
  • 2 quarts chicken stock (lightly salted)
  • 6 confit duck legs (homemade or store-bought)
  • 4 ounces pork fatback
  • 1 pound pork sausages (Toulouse or other mild fresh garlicky, such as sweet Italian sausage)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil (optional, TFD NOTE - I don’t consider this optional!)
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    NutritionView More

    1200Calories
    Sodium75% DV1790mg
    Fat108% DV70g
    Protein169% DV86g
    Carbs22% DV67g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories1200Calories from Fat630
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat70g108%
    Saturated Fat19g95%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol230mg77%
    Sodium1790mg75%
    Potassium2270mg65%
    Protein86g169%
    Calories from Fat630
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate67g22%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars15g30%
    Vitamin A140%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium10%
    Iron40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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