Chicken and Pumpkin Casserole

Meal Type:
Mains
Prep Time:
15 - 30 mins
Cooking Time:
3 - 4 hrs
Serves:
3 - 4

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken drumsticks, skin removed
  • 500 grams pumpkin, skin removed and chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 can tomato-based pasta sauce (420 gram can)
  • 1 bag frozen stir-fry vegetables
  • 1 can chickpeas (420 gram can), drained and rinsed
  • Sprig of thyme

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients, except chickpeas and frozen vegetables, in slow cooker and cook on LOW for 8 hours (check manufacturer instructions).
  2. Or if you don't have a slow cooker, put ingredients in casserole dish and cook in an oven at 180 degrees for about 1 hour.
  3. Add chickpeas and frozen vegetables towards the end of cooking and cook for another 30 minutes (or until veggies are warm through).
  4. Serve with mashed potatoes or rice and steamed broccoli.
  5. For more tasty, low-cost family meal ideas go towww.feedingourfamilies.org.nz
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