• prep: 35 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Don't be intimidated by pheasant! The lean yet tender meat is just as easy to cook as chicken, and paired with a spelt crust, makes this potpie truly special occasion-worthy. For the pastry decorating technique, see our step-by-step photos.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup spelt flour
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
    • 6 to 8 tablespoons ice-cold water
    • 2 whole pheasants (each about 2 pounds)
    • 1 dried bay leaf
    • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1 large onion, finely diced (2 cups)
    • 2 carrots, finely diced (1 cup)
    • 2 stalks celery, finely diced (1 cup)
    • 1/3 cup unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
    • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
    • 1 1/2 cups frozen pearl onions, thawed
    • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 9
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 213 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 8.84%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 16.14%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 14 mg 4.52%
    • Sodium: 264 mg 11.01%
    • Calcium: 16 mg 1.62%
    • Potassium: 132 mg 3.78%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.77%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.04%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 8.53%
    • Vitamin C 10.61%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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