Vegan Cassoulet

InterContinental Hotels

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups  sweet baby peas
  • 2 Tablespoons  chopped celery
  • 2 Tablespoons  chopped carrots
  • 1 1/2 Cup  plus 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 Cups  vegetable stock
  • 2 Cups  ground vegetable protein
  • 3 Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • large clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 Cup  chopped fresh parsley
  • One  15-ounce can tomatoes, crushed by hand
  • 1 Cup  dry white wine, plus extra for basting
  • 1 Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  coarsely ground black pepper
  • bay leaf
  • 2 Cups  cooked black-eyed peas
  • 2 Cups  drained hominy
  • 4 Cups  cornbread crumbs, toasted in olive oil

This traditional Southern recipe is given a healthy twist and proves that food from the South can taste good and be good for you, too.

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 

In a small saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over medium heat and sauté the peas, celery, carrots, and 2 tablespoons of the onion for 2 minutes. Add the vegetable stock and simmer until the peas are tender, about 20 minutes. Set aside.

While the peas are simmering, heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat and brown the vegetable protein. Add the chopped onion, garlic, and parsley, and cook over medium-low until the onion becomes translucent, about 6-7 minutes. Add the tomato sauce, wine, salt, pepper, and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and add the drained beans, simmered peas, and hominy and stir well. Sprinkle the top with the toasted cornbread crumbs and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, then reduce the heat to 325 and bake for another 20 minutes. While the cassoulet is baking, baste the cornbread crust with a few spoonfuls of white wine to keep it moist.
 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

572 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, High Fiber Vegetarian, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free

Daily value:

29%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 99g 153%
  • Carbs 524g 175%
  • Saturated 18g 91%
  • Fiber 58g 234%
  • Sugars 53g
  • Monounsaturated 44g
  • Polyunsaturated 31g
  • Protein 91g 181%
  • Cholesterol 288mg 96%
  • Sodium 8,929mg 372%
  • Calcium 2,594mg 259%
  • Magnesium 624mg 156%
  • Potassium 4,927mg 141%
  • Iron 35mg 195%
  • Zinc 17mg 111%
  • Phosphorus 2,097mg 300%
  • Vitamin A 1,037µg 115%
  • Vitamin C 256mg 426%
  • Thiamin (B1) 6mg 400%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 3mg 204%
  • Niacin (B3) 33mg 165%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 129%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1,412µg 353%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 18%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 9mg 46%
  • Vitamin K 616µg 770%
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