[kas-uh-ley; French ka-soo-le]
- a white-bean stew of French origin, often containing pork, mutton, garlic sausage, and preserved goose or duck.
Origin of cassoulet
1925–30; < French < Provençal (Languedoc) diminutive of cassolo earthen pan, dish; see cassolette
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Examples from the Web for cassoulet
Cassoulet, that most festive and exceptional of casseroles, bridges the gap between appetizer and entrée.
Cassouletby Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso The women behind the Silver Palate created a cassoulet that melts in your mouth.
The cassoulet of Toulouse was so good that we tried to order it in other towns.Europe from a Motor Car
- a stew originating from France, made from haricot beans and goose, duck, pork, etc
French, related to casse saucepan, bowl
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