White bean stew with fennel sausages

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  • Serves


    • Difficulty


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      1 hr 55

Appears in
Casseroles: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1999

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Dried cannellini beans—Full of protein, calcium and iron—are cooked with aniseed-flavoured Italian sausages in a creamy herb sauce, making this stew a complete meal.


  • 375 g (12 oz) dried cannellini beans
  • 1 small onion, diced


  • Place the beans and vegetables in a large flameproof casserole dish with the sprigs of thyme and rosemary. Wrap the peppercorns in a piece of muslin and add to the dish. Cover with 1.5 litres cold water. Place on the stove and bring to the boil; then reduce the