Ground Meat and Bean Cassoulet

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Cooking Beast

A simple and hardy one-dish meal that is also rather elegant. This is adapted from The One-Dish Cookbook by Robert Ackart (1973). It's a family favorite that we continue to make regularly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a casserole dish, fry bacon pieces on range top until crispy. Remove bacon.
  2. Place ground meat into casserole dish and brown in bacon grease. When meat is brown, drain and discard bacon fat.
  3. Drain and rinse beans in a colander.
  4. Add beans to meat in casserole dish, with tomatoes, parsley, and spices. Gently stir to blend. Place bacon over top.
  5. Bake in casserole dish, covered, for 60 minutes at 350°F
  6. Serve with your favorite corn bread.

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