Sausages with baked beans, French style

Step by step recipe:

  1. 1 min.Sausages with baked beans, French style : Photo of step #1
    Rinse 500 g white haricot beans under running water.
  2. 10 min.Sausages with baked beans, French style : Photo of step #2
    Tip into a large pan of boiling salted water and leave on a rolling boil for 10 minutes.
  3. 2 min.Sausages with baked beans, French style : Photo of step #3
    After this, tip into a strainer and rinse again under cold water.
  4. 4 min.Sausages with baked beans, French style : Photo of step #4
    Put the beans into a terrine or other ovenproof dish. Add 400 g peeled tomatoes, 1 bayleaf, 500 ml Vegetable stock, salt and pepper, then mix well.
  5. 2 min.Sausages with baked beans, French style : Photo of step #5
    Lay 400 g sausages on top and prick these with the point of a knife to allow the flavour to seep into the beans.
  6. 45 min.Sausages with baked beans, French style : Photo of step #6
    Bake at 360°F (180°C) for 45 minutes, covered for the first 25 minutes, then uncovered for the rest.

    Check during cooking that the beans are not drying out too much, and add a little more stock if necesssary.

Remarks:

"Mogettes" are dried white beans from France's Vendée region. If you can't get these, you can use any other type of beans you like. It's not absolutely essential to use smoked sausages, but it's certainly better.

If you don't have vegetable stock, use chicken stock instead or even just water with a stock cube.

Source:

Home made.

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