Nigel Barden Kid Cassoulet with beans recipe on Radio 2 Drivetime

Nigel Barden served up a tasty kid goat cassoulet (or lamb shank) one pot dish on Radio 2 Drivetime with Simon Mayo.

The ingredients for the beans: 400g dried white haricot beans, soaked overnight in cold water, or use 2x400g tins drain but don’t soak, 1 small onion, peeled and whole, 1 carrot, peeled and whole, 1 piece of bacon rind (as below), 3 bay leaves, 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and whole.

For the meats and cassoulet are: 2 kid shanks (approx 400g each), or use lamb shanks, 200g whole piece of bacon, skin removed and kept (for beans above), 8 Provencal kid sausages (or lamb, or improvise!), 2 onions, peeled and sliced, 6 cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced, 1 tin whole tinned tomatoes, 3 bay leaves, Handful of breadcrumbs, Olive oil, Salt and freshly ground black pepper.