Waitrose

Chilli, squash & coconut pie

  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

1kg butternut squash
2 tbsp sunflower oil or coconut oil
2 essential Waitrose Red Onions, roughly chopped
2 green peppers, deseeded and cut into small chunks
3 cloves garlic, crushed
½ tsp dried chilli flakes
400ml vegetable stock
75g creamed coconut
4 tomatoes, skinned and roughly chopped
2 tbsp sun-dried tomato paste
500g pack puff pastry
Beaten egg or milk, to glaze
 

Method

1. Cut the squash into 2cm pieces, discarding the skin and seeds. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the onions and peppers for 10 minutes until softened and beginning to colour. Add the squash, garlic and ¼ tsp of the chilli flakes to the pan and pour in the stock. Bring to a simmer and cover with a lid. Cook for 5 minutes to slightly soften the squash.

2. Chop the creamed coconut into pieces and add to the pan. If it’s very solid, soften it for a few moments in the microwave so it’s easier to cut into pieces. Add the tomatoes and tomato paste to the pan and stir for a couple of minutes until the coconut has melted into the stock. Turn into a pie dish and leave to cool. (If there’s too much liquid, ladle into a small jug for serving separately.)

3. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Roll out the pastry until large enough to cover the pie. Brush the rim of the dish with water and position the lid, trimming off the excess. Make a hole in the centre of the pie with the tip of a knife and use the trimmings to decorate, if you like.

4. Brush the pie with beaten egg or milk to glaze and sprinkle sparingly with sea salt and the remaining chilli flakes. Bake for 30 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 180°C, gas mark 4 and cook for a further 20–25 minutes until risen and golden.

  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking time: 60 minutes
  • Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves: 4 - 6

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,479kJ
594kcals
Fat 37.5g
Saturated Fat 21.3g
Carbohydrate 54.2g
Sugars 16.1g
Protein 10g
Salt 1.5g
Fibre 6.4g

Serving 6.

Click here for more information about health and nutrition

0 stars

Average user rating Based on 0 ratings