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Chicken Dijon in Pastry Shells

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Elegant, easy and exquisite, individual puff pastry shells are filled with a mixture of chicken, broccoli and mushrooms in a creamy Dijon sauce.  Try these at your next dinner party.

  • Prep: 35 minutes
  • Cook: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 6
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Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (10 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells, prepared according to package directions

  • 2 tbsp. butter

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound), cut into strips

  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets

  • 1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms (about 4 ounces)

  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell's® Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup (Regular or 98% Fat Free)

  • 1/4 cup milk

  • 2 tbsp. Dijon-style mustard

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the chicken and cook until well browned and cooked through, stirring often.  Remove the chicken from the skillet.

  2. Heat the remaining butter in the skillet over medium heat.  Add the broccoli and mushrooms and cook until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir the soup, milk and mustard in the skillet and heat to a boil.  Return the chicken to the skillet and cook until the mixture is hot and bubbling.  Spoon the chicken mixture into the pastry shells.

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Tip

Place Puff Pastry shells on ungreased baking sheets with “top” facing up. Place pastry shells about 2 inches apart on baking sheet.

To ensure that Puff Pastry shells will rise evenly, score the sides horizontally with a small knife.

Unfilled baked Puff Pastry shells may be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Always bake Puff Pastry shells in a preheated 425°F oven. Do not bake shells in a microwave or a toaster oven.

Inspiration

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  • Grilling is a great way to retain the chicken juices.

  • Great tomatoes always improve a dish. Try to buy them at a local farmer’s market if you can.

  • Crisp, vibrant Romaine lettuce is high in antioxidants – and is a perfect salad green.

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Submitted by:
Mitch C.
Date: 11/30/2009

5 star rating

"Even easier to make than Hamburger Helper. Just brown the chicken, put the veg in, let them steam and whisk together the sauce at the end all while the puff pastry is getting crispy in the oven. It's elegant and delicious, a big hit at our house! Will be making it again and again."

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