1 hour 5 minutes
500g floury potatoes, such as Maris Piper or King Edward, chopped
500g swede, peeled and chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 carrots, diced
3 thyme sprigs
1 vegetable stock cube
4 skinless chicken breasts
1 leek, sliced
200g plain quark
1 tsp mustard powder
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
Low-calorie cooking spray
Boil the potatoes and swede for 20 minutes, then drain, mash with a splash of water and season to taste. Meanwhile, put the garlic, carrots, thyme sprigs and crumbled stock cube in a pan with 500ml boiling water and bring back to the boil.
Simmer for 3 minutes, then add the chicken breasts, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the leek, cover and simmer for 10 minutes, then remove from the heat and leave to cool slightly.
Strain the stock into a jug (you only need 200ml) then whisk in the quark, mustard powder, parsley and some freshly ground black pepper.
Roughly chop or shred the chicken, then divide the chicken and veg between 4 deep individual pie dishes (or 1 large ovenproof dish), discarding the thyme.
Stir the quark mixture into each dish, spoon over the mash and flatten with a fork. Spray with low-calorie cooking spray and bake at 220°C/fan 200°C/gas 7 for 25-30 minutes. Serve hot, with Speed veg.
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