All-in-one chicken, squash & new potato casserole

All-in-one chicken, squash & new potato casserole

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(21 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins


Serves 2
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Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal413
  • fat6.5g
  • saturates1.5g
  • carbs50g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre8g
  • protein41g
  • salt1g
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  • ¼ small butternut squash, peeled and diced (200g approx)
  • 8 small new potatoes



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves


    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 600ml chicken stock
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts



    Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

  • 175g prepared French beans, courgette or broccoli
  • 25g pitted green olives in brine, drained
    Bowl of olives



    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…


  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the butternut squash, potatoes, ground coriander, thyme, stock and garlic into a flameproof casserole. Season and bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 10 mins.

  2. Tuck in the chicken breasts making sure that they are submerged. Cover and transfer to oven for 15 mins until the chicken is cooked through. Lift out chicken and veg, set aside and keep warm, then boil the stock until reduced by half. Add the beans and olives, simmer until cooked. Season and serve.

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Comments (21)

beclam's picture

It's was a surprising hit as to be honest the picture does not look massively appearing however it was lovely. Def recommend and will be making again!

foreverescape's picture

Currently in my 3rd trimester of pregnancy & I'm obsessed with this recipe! I'm eating it a minimum of twice a week and my son (4) loves it too. Add a few drops of Worcestershire sauce and it's even better. Scrumptious!

flirtinflight's picture

Very easy and very healthy. The chicken is lovely poached.

leilacz's picture

Very tasty, easy supper. My husband and I loved it. I used sweet potatoes as well as squash. Lovely flavours.

sue_ann's picture

My husband loves it , and it fast and healthy. I half the recipe as I
am a vegetarian.

dorothyfinch's picture

did,nt have any olives and used courgette instead of beans It was very nice

dorothyfinch's picture

did,nt have any olives and used courgette instead of beans It was very nice

noblegorgeousrose's picture

Very full of flavour. The thyme & chicken went really well together, but we felt the squash was rather bland, mushy and tasteless.

cilantro_queen's picture

I seriously didn't think this would be as tasty as it actually turned out to be. Really delicious. I used french beans, carrots and courgette. Will definitely be making again.

overseasophie's picture

Tasty, satisfying and easy. Substitute the thyme for your favourite herb - I like it with tarragon

jeansean's picture

I skipped the olives too and substituted diced carrots and as I didn't have a flame-proof casserole to hand, I cooked it all in a large pan on the stove top. It was delicious, my other half loved it and I have now cooked it twice using that method. A lovely, hearty, winter warming recipe.

buona_forchetta's picture

Delicious!!! Even my boyfriend who hates olives ate most of them because he said the taste wasn't too strong. Will definitely make this again!

keeyah's picture

I added carrots and skipped the olives per personal taste. The chicken was lovely and moist and tender. I really enjoyed this meal and will be making it again.

beckistiles's picture

I replaced the coriander with rosemary .... It was lush.

tinab1984's picture

This is a great recipe which also ties in with my Slimming World eating plan - well balanced, tasty and healthy at the same time. Made it for my in-laws and they loved it so all the better!!

HelenElMettouri's picture

We skipped on the olives, added 4 cloves of garlic, a glass of white wine and some pumpkin to this recipe. Finally we added some watered down corn flour to thicken the sauce- served with crusty bread for a more substantial meal. Will make again!

natkam7's picture

very tasty, chicken was lovely and tender. dish was perhaps a bit too watery for my liking, so i would use less stock next time.
fab fast meal though.

zarnie's picture

I replaced thyme with rosemary, it was delicious!

busymummy's picture

I made this & substituted the olives for carrots & my toddler ate a huge portion,thanks for a great recipe!

victoriamarsh141's picture

easy to make i used courgettes instead of the green beans. good for toddlers as big chunks are easy to pick up.


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