Squash makes a beautiful orange topping for this version of shepherd's pie. Hubbard is recommended because it makes a thick puree you need a 3-lb (1.5 kg) chunk to make 5 cups (1.25 L) puree
- Portion size 6 servings
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- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 1 onion chopped
- 2 stalks celery chopped
- 2 carrots chopped
- 1 1/2 lb ground chicken
- 1 tablespoon alI-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup chicken stock
- 3 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 cup corn kernels
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 5 cups Hurray for Puree recipe
- 1 teaspoon pepper
In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, celery and carrots, stirring occasionally, for about 8 minutes or until softened.
Add chicken, flour, chili powder, thyme and 1 tsp (5 mL) of the salt ; cook, breaking up with spoon, for 5 to 7 minutes or until no longer pink.
Stir in stock, paste and Worcestershire sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened. Stir in corn and parsley. Transfer to 11- x 7-inch (2 L) baking dish.
Combine puree, remaining salt and pepper. (Chicken mixture and puree can be covered and refrigerated separately for up to 1 day; add 20 minutes to baking time.) Spoon puree over chicken mixture. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for about 20 minutes or until steaming.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Protein 25 g
- Calories 330.0
- Total fat 14 g
- Total carbohydrate 30 g