Uli's Famous Sausage Mock-Cassoulet

Easy & Quick Mock-Cassoulet

A recipe for Uli’s Famous Beer Bratwurst

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time:  20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans white beans – drained
  • 2 cans (14oz) (or one large can) diced tomatoes incl. juice
  • 1 pound Uli’s Famous Beer Bratwurst (about 4 links) browned and cut into slices.
  • 1 whole bulb garlic – minced (about 5-6 teaspoons)
  • 1 bag fresh spinach
  • Sliced mushrooms – optional.
  • Salt / Pepper to taste


  • Place the beans in a bowl, cover them with water – about 31 inch above the beans – and add a teaspoon of salt. Allow to stand at room temperature overnight. When ready to use, drain the beans and rinse with clean water, then place in a medium saucepan and cover with water again. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 40 minutes then drain.


  • In a heavy pan with a little olive oil, sauté Uli’s Famous Beer Bratwurst over medium heat.  Remove, slice each link into 4 pieces. Return to pan along with garlic, and mushrooms.  Cook for 6 minutes.


  • Add cooked beans and tomatoes and let the entire mixture simmer.


  • Before serving, add spinach to pan and allow to wilt over medium heat.

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Cassoulet: Traditional French Cassoulet is a meaty stew of poultry, pork sausage, and beans, all under a rich, dark brown crust.)

Uli prefers to use dried beans as he feels they have a better flavor and soaking overnight takes no effort at all, but if you’re pressed for time then use canned and skip the soaking.

Add spinach (optional)