a white-bean stew of French origin, often containing pork, mutton, garlic sausage, and preserved goose or duck.
Contemporary Examples

cassoulet, that most festive and exceptional of casseroles, bridges the gap between appetizer and entrée.
What to Eat: New Year’s Cocktail Party December 28, 2009

cassouletby Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso The women behind the Silver Palate created a cassoulet that melts in your mouth.
What to Eat: New Year’s Cocktail Party December 28, 2009

Historical Examples

The cassoulet of Toulouse was so good that we tried to order it in other towns.
Europe from a Motor Car Russell Richardson

a stew originating from France, made from haricot beans and goose, duck, pork, etc


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