Main Dishes

Moroccan Chicken Pie (Pastilla)

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This sweet and savory Moroccan Pie (Pastilla) has a crisp, flaky pastry and a cinnamon flavored chicken, onion, and almond filling inside!

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3 tablespoons vegetable oil
? cup blanched almonds
½ teaspoon ground ginger
1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
10 oz (300g) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut in bite-size pieces
salt and pepper, to taste
½ cup chopped cilantro
7 large filo sheets
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1 egg yolk
confectioner\'s sugar, for garnish
cinnamon, for garnish
The filling. Heat 2½ tablespoons oil in a large saucepan and cook onions over a low heat, stirring occasionally, until they are soft and just begin to color (about 30 minutes). Meanwhile, in a skillet, fry...
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Nutritions

Calories
355

Sodium
505mg
21% DV

Fat
22g
34% DV

Protein
13g
27% DV

Carbs
19g
6% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV