Chicken and butter bean casserole

A hearty meal for a cold night.
 
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Recipe from: 03 June 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 50 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • olive oil
  • 2
    onions, finely sliced
  • 3
    cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2
    sticks celery, finely sliced
  • 3
    sprigs thyme
  • 2
    rashers back bacon, chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8
    skinless chicken pieces
  • 3/4
    cup
    dry white wine
  • 2
    cup
    chicken stock
  • 2
    carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1
    can butter beans
  • 100
    g
    mushrooms, quartered
  • 10
    g
    fresh parsley, roughly chopped
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Heat a little olive oil in a heavy based casserole pot and fry onions, garlic, celery, thyme and bacon until soft and slightly golden.
Season chicken pieces with salt and freshly ground pepper, add to pot and brown well.
Add wine and deglaze the pan, scraping any bits from the bottom of the pan.
Pour in stock and bring to the boil.
Lower heat, add carrots and beans and simmer gently for about 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked and tender.
Heat a separate pan with a little olive oil and sauté mushrooms over a high heat until softened and any liquid released has evaporated. Season with salt and pepper and add to the casserole.
Remove casserole from heat, check seasoning and garnish with freshly chopped parsley.
Serve with steamed brown basmati rice.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Source Food.
 
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