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

Keywords for this recipe:GratinParmentierPumpkinPumpkin chestnutCheeseOven
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54 min.41 min.1 hour 35 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 45 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #1
Prepare 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.

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

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

When hot, add shallot, and cook for one minute.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #3
Add 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.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #4
Preheat 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).

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #5
Cover this chicken layer with a layer of pumpkin purée.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #6
Finish with some grated cheese.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #7
Put in the oven for about 20 minutes.

Stage 8
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #8
Remove as soon as top is nicely browned.
Remarks
You can replace left over chicken with any other meat you have: pork, beef or whatever.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,165 Kcal or 4,878 Kj88 gr30 gr129 gr
58 %34 %3 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
132 Kcal or 553 Kj10 gr3 gr15 gr
7 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
291 Kcal or 1,218 Kj22 gr8 gr32 gr
15 %8 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.98 €
  • Per person : 1.00 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) puréePotimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
Cooked chickenCooked chicken: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken and Avocado Salad, Lemony chicken and radish salad, Surprise bread, Chicken Brussels pie, Quick chicken curry, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caesar salad, Mushroom buckwheat pancakes, Grapefruit moelleux, Baked potoatoes with herb butter or cream , Gratin Comtois, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cheese tart, Stuffed baguette , Breton galettes (pancakes), Quick stuffed courgettes, Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, ... All
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  • At last, pumpkin in something else than soup !
    Posted by sarah november 20th 2008 at 09:07 (n° 2)
  • What an intriguing idea. I'm going to save this for the holidays. Thanks jh
    Posted by Louise november 17th 2008 at 14:40 (n° 1)
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