Spring Chicken in a Pot

Taken from BBC Good Food

Serves 4


1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
500g boneless, skinless chicken thighs
300g small new potatoes
425ml low-salt vegetable stock (such as Kallo low-salt vegetable stock
350g broccoli, cut into small florets
350g spring greens, shredded
140g petits pois
bunch spring onion, sliced
2 tbsp pesto


  1. Heat the oil in a large, heavy pan. Add the onion, gently fry for 5 minutes until softened, add the chicken, then fry until lightly coloured.
  2. Add the potatoes, stock and plenty of freshly ground black pepper, then bring to the boil.
  3. Cover, then simmer for 30 minutes until the potatoes are tender and the chicken is cooked. Can be frozen at this point.
  4. Add the broccoli, spring greens, petit pois and spring onions, stir well, then return to the boil.
  5. Cover, then cook for 5 minutes more, stir in the pesto and heat through.