Apple Chicken Cheddar Galette

If you're looking for savory recipes with apples, this apple chicken cheddar galette is the one. It is perfect for dinner - and autumn.

Ingredients

Savory Pie Dough

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • 8 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons ice water

Galette

  • 1 savory pie dough
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced apple
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese chunks
  • 1 small apple, cut into slices
  • kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • cinnamon to sprinkle on top

Instructions

  1. Combine the flour, salt and black pepper in the bowl of a stand mixer, stirring briefly until the mixture is aerated. Cut the butter into the mixture until it is pea sized.
  2. Drizzle in the ice water, mixing until the dough comes just together. Shape the dough into a ball, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour before using.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Flour your surface and using a rolling pin to flatten the dough into a round disk.
  5. In a pan, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. When the oil is hot, add the onion, celery and diced apple. Sauté until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the chicken, stir and turn off heat.
  6. Transfer your dough to you baking sheet. Pour the apple/chicken filling in the center of the dough. Top with cheddar cheese chunks and apple slices. Fold the galette edges over the filling, leaving the center open and filling exposed.
  7. Brush the galette crust with the beaten egg. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the top of the galette.
  8. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes, or until the crust is golden. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Before serving, sprinkle with cinnamon.

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Recipe Notes

Pie dough loosely adapted from Chow - http://www.chow.com/recipes/10746-basic-pie-dough

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