*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                             Garbanzo Cassoulet
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans                            Casseroles
                 Main Dish                        Sauces
                 Vegetables                       Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----Beans-----
    1 1/2  Cups          Garbanzos -- (dry)
    7      Cups          Water
    1      Small         Onion -- peeled (whole)
    4      Whole         Cloves
    2      Cloves        Garlic
    1      In. Slice     Fresh Ginger
    1      Cup           Carrots -- cubed
                         -----Sauce-----
    2      Tablespoons   Oil
    1      Cup           Chopped Onion
    1      Tablespoon    Garlic -- minced
    6      Medium        Tomatoes
    2      Cups          Tomato Sauce
    1 1/2  Cups          Water
    1      Teaspoon      Dry Basil
    1      Teaspoon      Thyme
                         Salt And Pepper -- to taste
                         -----Topping-----
    2      Tablespoons   Oil
      1/2  Cup           Parsley
    2      Cups          Bread Crumbs
 
 Beans: Soak beans in water overnight. Drain, then add water to
 cooking pot so beans are covered with 1-2 in. of water. Stick cloves
 into peeled onion (left whole). Add to pot along with garlic and ginger.
 Bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 min. Add carrots;
 simmer, covered, for 20 more minutes until beans and carrots are
 tender. Drain, reserving cooking liquid. Discard onions, garlic and
 ginger. Set aside. Sauce: Heat oil in skillet. Fry onion and garlic
 till onion is translucent. Stir in tomatoes. Add tomato sauce,
 reserved bean cooking liquid (or water), basil and thyme. Bring to
 boil; simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
 Set sauce aside.
 
 Topping: Heat oil. Fry parsley and 1 cup bread crumbs for about 1 minute.
 Stir often. Mix with remaining 1 cup bread crumbs in a bowl. Set aside.
 
 Assembly: Preheat oven to 350F. Combine bean mixture and sauce in a
 deep casserole or baking dish. Sprinkle 1/3 of topping mixture on top.
 Bake for 15 min, then push topping layer down with back of spoon and
 sprinkle another 1/3 of topping on. Bake another 15 min, repeat procedure
 and add remaining topping. Bake 10 min, then place under broiler for 5
 min or until lightly browned on top.
 
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