Main Dishes

Savory Chicken & Pear Pastilla

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A “Pastilla” is a traditional Moroccan dish (sometimes called “Bastilla” in Spain) and basically involves some sort of savory, spiced meat stuffing baked inside layers of Fillo dough. This delicious version uses pear and chicken.

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1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon ground allspice
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 chicken leg quarters
1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper
3 cups diced pears (about 2 pears)
1 large onion, chopped (1 pound)
3 cups chicken stock or broth
1/2 cup heavy cream
3 large eggs
1 large egg yolk
Melted butter for brushing phyllo (Fillo) dough
10 phyllo sheets
Combine the cumin, cinnamon, ginger and allspice. Set aside. 2. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep skillet. Season chicken with a little salt & pepper (there will be salt in the broth and added later so you...
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Nutritions

Calories
341

Sodium
342mg
14% DV

Fat
16g
26% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV