Comfort Food for Cold Winter Days

December 18, 2013

Classic Chicken Pot Pie

Here’s a great “winter” recipe, and very easy to make.

Chicken Pot Pie! You can add whatever veggies you like.

 

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Check out this budget-friendly take on the classic recipe complete with chicken, mixed vegetables, a rich homemade white sauce and a flaky pie crust.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients:

Crust

1          box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1/3       cup butter or margarine

1/3       cup chopped onion

1/3       cup all-purpose flour

1/2       teaspoon salt

1/4       teaspoon pepper

1 3/4    cups chicken broth

1/2       cup milk

2 1/2    cups shredded cooked chicken or turkey

2          cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed

Steps

1          Heat oven to 425°F. Make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie using 9-inch glass pie pan.

2          In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until well blended. Gradually stir in broth and milk, cooking and stirring until bubbly and thickened.

3          Stir in chicken and mixed vegetables. Remove from heat. Spoon chicken mixture into crust-lined pan. Top with second crust; seal edge and flute. Cut slits in several places in top crust.

4          Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown. During last 15 to 20 minutes of baking, cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

 

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