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Chicken, Sausage and Vegetable Pot-Au-Feu

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“This serves as a nice Sunday dinner or for casual entertaining of friends. Relatively simple one pot dish. Pot-au-feu means "pot on the fire" but the name refers to a hearty, family-style French dish of meat. This was originally from Chicago Tribune Tribune's Food &”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Directions for Horseradish cream. Prep time: 10 minutes.
  2. Combine cream, mustard, horseradish and sugar in small bowl. Taste; adjust as desired. Can be made 2 days ahead and refrigerated.
  3. Directions for Chicken, sausage and vegetable pot-au-feu.
  4. Heat oil in 6-quart pot over medium-high heat. Add sausages stirring frequently until beginning to brown, about 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from sausages pot and set aside.
  6. Add chicken, salt and pepper to pot; sear on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  7. Push chicken to side of pot; add garlic and minced onions to cleared side of pot. Cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes.
  8. Add 3 1/2 cans broth, turnips, zucchini, cabbage, potatoes, carrots and bay leaf. Heat to boiling over high heat; reduce heat to simmer.
  9. Cook, covered, until vegetables are tender, about 25 minutes.
  10. Add reserved sausages and more broth, if needed, during last 10 minutes of cooking.
  11. Taste and adjust seasoning if required.
  12. Serve from pot or transfer vegetables to warm platter.
  13. Skim fat from broth (gravy strainer works well) and moisten meat and vegetables with some broth.
  14. Pass remaining broth and horseradish cream separately.

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