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Language: French

Description: A stew from Languedoc, the main ingredients of which are haricot beans (US: navy beans) and meats such as pork, sausage and goose confit. This is cooked for a long time in an earthenware pot called a cassole. The lid is removed towards the end of cooking to allow a crust to form. The defining ingredients of cassoulet toulousain are breast of pork, of cassoulet de Castelnaudary pork, ham and bacon, and of cassoulet carcassonnais, pork, ham, bacon and partridge.

Pronounced: kah-soo-LEH
Gender: m
Ethnicity: French
Most frequent country: Widespread
Most frequent region: Languedoc

See places: French food and cuisine, Languedoc-Roussillon

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