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Chicken casserole recipe with walnut pesto

Yield
4


Cooking time
25 mins


Preparation time
10 mins










































IngredientsWalnut and pomegranate is a classic combination, usually in a Middle Eastern faisinjan - a pheasant, duck or chicken casserole.4 chicken legs, or 1 whole chicken, jointed
1 tbsp honey
2 red onions, each peeled and cut into eight wedges, and tossed in a little olive oil
Walnut pesto (see below)
Seeds from ½ pomegranate
Salt
Pomegranate molasses (optional)



















FOR THE WALNUT PESTO:


Leaves from a large bunch of parsley
110g shelled walnuts
110ml olive oil
Salt



















Taken from The Contented Cook by Xanthe Clay (Kyle Books, £19.