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                             GARBANZO CASSOULET
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Vegetarian
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Garbanzos -- (dry)
    7       c            Water
    1       sm           Onion -- peeled (whole)
    4                    Whole Cloves
    2                    Cloves Garlic
    1                    Inch  Slice Fresh Ginger
    1       c            Carrots -- cubed
    2       tb           Oil
    1       c            Chopped Onion
    1       tb           Garlic -- minced
    6       md           Tomatoes
    2       c            Tomato Sauce
    1 1/2   c            Water
    1       t            Dry Basil
    1       t            Thyme
                         Salt And Pepper -- to taste
    2       tb           Oil
      1/2   c            Parsley
    2       c            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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