Potato casserole with chicken, cheese and olives
Potato casserole with chicken, cheese and olives is a delicious main course for the daily menu. Such a potato casserole can be prepared from the remains of mashed potatoes and any fried meat, fish or vegetables. The idea of cooking is simple - put a thick layer of meat and vegetables on the bottom of the form, and cover it with a layer of mashed potato on top. To prevent the potatoes from falling apart, add the eggs and flour, and for a golden crust sprinkle the casserole with grated cheese. If your refrigerator has a large freezer compartment, then the dish can be folded into a mold and frozen, and then baked at the right time. I sometimes cook such semi-finished products for a week - a quick and satisfying dinner on a working day is provided.
For potato casserole with chicken, you can cook a white sauce based on sour cream or cream, it will turn out very tasty.
- Time for preparing: 1 hour
- Servings Per Container: 6
Potato Casserole Ingredients with Chicken, Cheese and Olives
- 700 g of potatoes;
- 50 g butter;
- 2 chicken eggs;
- 40 g of wheat flour;
- 150 g of onion;
- 150 g stem celery;
- 150 g carrots;
- 650 g of chicken or minced meat;
- 100 g pitted olives;
- 70 g of hard cheese;
- rosemary, thyme, olive oil.
A method of preparing a potato casserole with chicken, cheese and olives
Peel the potato, cut into thick round slices, put in a pan with cold water. Cook for 15 minutes after boiling, drain the water.
Knead the potatoes into a smoothie without lumps.
When the mashed potato for the casserole cools down a bit, break the chicken eggs into a bowl, put a piece of butter, pour in the wheat flour and salt everything together to taste. Mix the ingredients well so that there are no lumps of flour.
The heads of onions are peeled, cut into thin half rings or chopped very finely.
Cut celery stalks for potato casserole with chicken, cheese and olives into cubes. Instead of stem, you can cook a dish with celery root, which must be washed, peeled and cut into thin strips. Shred finely fresh carrots or three on a vegetable grater. Turn chicken into minced meat - pass through a meat grinder or chop with a knife.
Heat in a deep saucepan 30 g of olive oil (2 tablespoons), throw the chopped vegetables into the heated oil. Fry carrots, onions and celery over moderate heat until soft, then add chicken (minced meat). Fry meat with vegetables for 10 minutes, salt, pepper, sprinkle with rosemary and thyme.
We take a deep refractory form, grease it with olive oil, lay the chicken with vegetables at the bottom of the form. We close the chicken and vegetables with a thick layer of mashed potatoes, make the layer of potatoes even. Put the pitted olives on the potatoes, squeeze a little so that they are immersed in mashed potatoes.
Grate hard cheese on a fine grater, sprinkle them with a casserole. When baking, the cheese crust will become delicious and ruddy.
We heat the oven to a temperature of 210 degrees Celsius. Place the casserole in the center of the oven, cook 20 minutes until golden brown.
Serve a potato casserole with chicken, cheese and olives to a hot table, pour sour cream or ketchup. Enjoy your meal!