Search 3088 Articles

Simple But Healthy Chicken, Kale and Mushroom Pie

Simple But Healthy Chicken, Kale and Mushroom Pie

This surprisingly easy chicken pie recipe is just delicious with the added health benefits of kale and mushrooms. Recipe courtesy of BBC Food.

Helath benefits of kale

  • High in fibre
  • A great source of folate and magnesium
  • High in iron
  • A great source of vitamin K
  • Filled with potent antioxidants
  • A great source of vitamin A, vitamin C and calcium

Health benefits of mushrooms

  • Can increase your vitamin D levels when exposed to light
  • In vitro studies have shown that it can increase the immune system
  • Rich in antioxidant
  • A great source of vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and vitamin B3 (niacin)

Chicken, Kale and Mushrooms Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 thyme sprigs, leaves picked
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 350g chicken breasts, cut into small chunks
  • 250g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 300ml chicken stock
  • 100g crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 100g kale
  • 2 tsp cornflour, mixed with 1 tbsp cold water
  • 375g pack puff pastry, rolled into a circle slightly bigger than your dish
  • 1 egg yolk, to glaze

Method

  1. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil over a gentle heat in a medium pot. Add the onion and cook for 5 mins until softening. Scatter over the thyme and garlic, and stir for 1 min. Turn up the heat and add the chicken, frying until golden but not fully cooked. Add the mushrooms and the remaining oil. Heat oven to 200C.
  2. Add the stock, crème fraîche, mustard and kale, and season well. Add the cornflour mixture and stir until thickened a little.
  3. Remove from the heat and transfer to a flameproof casserole dish.  Cover with the puff pastry lid, pressing into the sides of the casserole dish. Slice a cross in the centre and glaze with the egg. Bake for 30 mins until the pastry is puffed up and golden.
  4. Serve hot and enjoy.

For more delicious and health pie recipes, check out our recipe section.

Do you have a passion for Nutrition? Would you love to turn your passion for Nutrition into a rewarding career?

Check out the information we have available on what the Nutrition course involves and thousands of other Natural Therapy Courses we have available online and throughout Australia. Why not let us help you find the right course for you today on 1300 924 960

Topic: Recipes

International Institute of Kinesiology Australia

International Institute of Kinesiology Australia

Optimum Wellness Through Mind Body Medicine. Specialised Kinesiology Kinesiopractic® Care ...

02 4648 0515

0438 256 748

By International Institute of Kinesiology Australia

Lynshiels

Lynshiels

Call NOW for an appointment. First 50 callers will receive 25% discount on initial consultation fe...

0414 619 364

By Lynshiels

Surfside Health - Clinical Nutritional

Surfside Health - Clinical Nutritional

For all of your professional Nutritional Consultation and Treatment services in the greater Wollongo...

0438 222 032

By Surfside Health

About Wholistic Therapies Pty. Ltd.

About Wholistic Therapies Pty. Ltd.

Wholistic Therapies offers: Chiropractic & Osteopathy, Naturopathy & Herbalism, Neuro-Emotional Ther...

02 9875 4111

0418 263 391

By Wholistic Therapies Pty. Ltd.

Bella Vista Natural Therapies Clinic - hCG Weight Management

Bella Vista Natural Therapies Clinic - hCG Weight Management

Bella Vista Natural Therapies Clinic offers ground-breaking hCG Weight Management programs to help y...

02 9659 8108

By Bella Vista Natural Therapies Clinic

Featured Articles