- 1 onion
- 2 tablespoons olive oil (20 g)
- 1 carrot
- 1 green bell pepper
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
- 1 tablespoon curry powder
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 250 g white mushrooms, agaricus
- 700 g chicken, boiled and deboned
- 130 g white wine
- 200 g heavy cream 35% fat
- 2 eggs, medium sized
- ¼ bunch parsley, finely chopped
- 300 g hard country cheese, grated
- 100 g olive oil, for drizzling phyllo
- 500 g phyllo dough, thicker quality (1 package)
- sesame seeds, for sprinkling
Greek chicken pie - Kotopita
1 hour 30 minutes
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- Place a pan over high heat and let it get very hot.
- Chop the onion into small pieces.
- Add 2 tablespoons to the pan and add the onion.
- While it is sautéing, chop the carrot into small pieces and add it to the pan also.
- Chop the bell peppers into small pieces and add them to the pan.
- Mix with a wooden spoon and add the paprika, curry and nutmeg.
- Chop the mushrooms into slices and add them to the pan.
- Add the boiled chicken that has been cut into pieces and sauté for 10 minutes until the vegetables soften.
- Add the white wine and cook for 3-4 minutes, so that the alcohol evaporates.
- Add the heavy cream and allow the sauce to thicken for 2 minutes.
- When ready, remove from heat and add the eggs, grated cheese, pepper, salt and parsley.
- Stir with a wooden spoon and set aside.
- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Brush a round 32 cm baking pan with a generous amount of olive oil and divide the sheets of phyllo into 2 batches. (5 sheets for the bottom crust and 5 sheets for the top crust.)
- Place the sheets of phyllo in the pan one at a time and drizzle each sheet added with a generous amount of olive oil.
- After adding 5 sheets, spread the filling over them.
- Cover with the remaining 5 sheets of phyllo and drizzle each sheet with olive oil.
- Turn the edges inward to create a thick crust around the border.
- Score the surface, dividing the pie into 8 pieces and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
- Bake for 50 minutes.
- When ready, remove from oven, cut into pieces and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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