Last updated on Feb 1st, 2021 at 10:13 am

It might not be winter just yet, but this long spell of rainy weather definitely calls for some comfort food.

Ingredients

  • 2 leeks, washed and sliced
  • 250g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 100g butter
  • 100g flour
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 500ml low-fat milk
  • 1 whole chicken, cooked and shredded
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 sheets phyllo pastry
  • 2tbsp olive oil

Method

  1. Lightly fry the leeks and mushrooms, and set aside.
  2. Make a white sauce (roux) with the butter, flour and milk. Once the mixture has thickened, add the chicken stock.
  3. Remove from the heat and add the mushrooms, leeks and cooked chicken.
  4. Grease a large dish and layer 4 sheets of phylo pastry, brushing each piece with olive oil and reserving 2 sheets for the top.
  5. Place the chicken mixture into the dish, and fold the overhanging pieces of pastry over the top.
  6. Place the last two pieces of phylo over the top, scrunching them slightly to make it look more appealing.
  7. Cook for about 40 minutes.

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