Chicken Cottage Pie

Difficulty | Serves 6 | Book 7

Chicken Cottage Pie book 7

1 x 500g pkt frozen carrot, cauliflower, broccoli mix
½ cup frozen peas
½ cup frozen corn kernels
1 cup water
600g skinless chicken breast
cooking spray
1 teaspoon crushed garlic (in jar)
¾ cup onion diced
1 x 30g Spring Vegetable Simmer Soup mix
3 tablespoons cornflour
1 cup skim milk
1 x 340ml can evaporated light milk
35ml skim milk

1 kilo potatoes
1 tablespoon Flora® Light margarine
⅓ cup skim milk
½ cup (50g) 30% reduced fat tasty cheese freshly grated

Per serve
Kilojoules1652 (cals 395)
GI RatingHigh


  1. Filling: Microwave all frozen vegetables in 1 cup water for 10 minutes on high.
  2. Cut chicken into bite size pieces then place into a large saucepan or boiler that has been coated with cooking spray. Sauté chicken for 2 minutes then add garlic and onion, cook a further 2 minutes stirring frequently.
  3. Drain water off cooked vegetables then add to pot.
  4. Add cornflour to skim milk with soup mix and blend together then pour into pot with evaporated milk stirring continuously until mixture has boiled. Add pepper to taste and leave on low temperature until potato is ready.
  5. Potato top: Peel potatoes then cut into small dice.
  6. Microwave on high in a little water until cooked (about 12-15 minutes) on high.
  7. Once cooked drain then mash potato. Add margarine and milk and continue to mash until smooth.
  8. Assemble: Place heated filling into a large lasagne dish (22 x 33cm). Using a spoon and fork place small dobs of potato over top of filling then run a fork over top to blend potato evenly.
  9. Sprinkle grated cheese over potato then place under grill until cheese has browned.

NOTE: An adapted version of this recipe is also in Cooking for 1 or 2 people

Suitable to be frozen for 2-3 weeks.

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