Main Dishes

Basteeya (Pastilla) | Moroccan Savoury Chicken Pie

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A classic Moroccan savoury pie with moreish flavours that you will love. It is the ultimate comfort food with an eclectic mix of chicken, almonds, eggs and sugar!

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Chicken filling
1 tbsp Oil
1 tbsp Clarified butter (ghee)
2 Garlic Cloves, chopped
1 medium Onion, diced
500-600g bone in or boneless Chicken thighs
2 tbsp Parsley
2 tbsp Coriander
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp Cinnamon
Pinch of Saffron
1 tsp Salt
2 1/2 cups Water
8 Phyllo sheets

Almond filling
1 cup Almonds, sliced
1/4 cup confectionery (icing) sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Egg filling
2 tsp lemon juice
4 eggs

Additional butter for pastry
Almonds and confectionery sugar for garnish
1. Preheat oven to 180c. 2. Add oil and butter, sauté the garlic and onions till transluscent. 3. Add chicken thighs 4. Add parsley, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, saffron and salt. Stir well. Add water....
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Nutritions

Calories
365

Sodium
1193mg
49% DV

Fat
14g
22% DV

Protein
25g
51% DV

Carbs
36g
12% DV

Fiber
5g
20% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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