"Cotechino is a large, Italian pork sausage traditionally served to celebrate the New Year. Its thick casing is pierced all over with a knife, then gently braised in a pot of lentils until done.
After the sausage is cooked, it's sliced into round coins, which are then fried crisp in a pan, and used to garnish the lentils." — Chef John
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dried cranberry beans
water as needed
red pepper flakes, or to taste
Swiss chard, trimmed and chopped
salt and ground black pepper to taste
Thank you Chef John. I was looking for something different to do with my black eye peas on New Years day and found this recipe. I added 1/2 package of 15 bean soup and the rest of the black eye peas. It was delicious. It was a hit.. who knew! Thanks again. Oh, I found the cotechino at a little gourmet spice in Oklahoma City. It was wrapped the same way.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cotechino and Braised Beans
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 182
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