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Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"

Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"

We could almost say a "Parmentier" of potimarron: a layer of left over cooked chicken, covered with potimarron purée and cheese, put to brown in the oven.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
54 min.41 min.1 hour 35 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #1Prepare 300 g Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée (this can be done several days beforehand, in which case reheat it before adding what follows). Add 100 ml cream, 1 knob butter and 100 g grated cheese, pepper, and mix well.

Check seasoning.
45 min.
2 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #2Peel and chop 1 shallot.

Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a pan on medium heat.

When hot, add shallot, and cook for one minute.
1 min.
3 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #3Add 300 g cooked chicken, turn heat down to low, cover and allow to cook gently, stirring occasionally.

After 10 or 20 minutes, you will notice that chicken will completely shred (see picture on right).

Remove from heat as soon as this happens, and set aside covered.
20 min.
4 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #4Preheat oven to 392°F (200°C).

Mix the chicken with freshly chopped parsley and spread in a large dish (or individual ones like in the photo).
3 min.
5 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #5Cover this chicken layer with a layer of pumpkin purée. 3 min.
6 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #6Finish with some grated cheese. 3 min.
7 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #7Put in the oven for about 20 minutes. 20 min.
8 Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #8Remove as soon as top is nicely browned.

Remarks

You can replace left over chicken with any other meat you have: pork, beef or whatever.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
163988 gr30 gr129 gr
82 %34 %3 %20 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
18610 gr3 gr15 gr
9 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
40922 gr7 gr32 gr
20 %8 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 3.98 €
Per person : 1.00 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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