Coc au Vin

Stephen A. Broeker


1/2 pound bacon, chopped
6 chicken thighs with bone
1 pound string beans, chopped
1 bottle pinot noir
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 head garlic, chopped
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 can tomato paste
3 carrots, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
1 pound mushrooms
ground pepper



Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Sauté the bacon in a frying pan, and set aside.
Brown the chicken in the some of the bacon fat.
Sauté the onion and garlic in the some of the bacon fat.
Add everything to a large cast iron pot. Bring to a boil on the stove.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Cook in the oven for at least 3 hours.
Remove from the oven and add salt and pepper to taste.
Add mushrooms and leave covered for at least 15 minutes.