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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

This delicious recipe takes a little bit longer to make but you get two pies—one for dinner and one for the freezer. Adapted from recipe via Taste of Home.
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 8 (4 per pie)
Calories 431 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 potatoes peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 stalks celery sliced
  • 1 cup butter cubed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3 lbs chicken breasts boneless skinless , cubed and cooked
  • 1 cup corn frozen
  • Pastry for two double-crust pies 9 inches

Instructions
 

  • Place potatoes and carrots in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large pot, sauté onion and celery in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt, thyme and pepper until blended. Gradually stir in broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the chicken, corn, potatoes and carrots; remove from the heat.
  • Line two 9-in. pie plates with bottom pastry; trim pastry even with edge. Fill pastry shells with chicken mixture. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pies. Cut slits or decorative cutouts in pastry. Place over filling; trim, seal and flute edges.
  • Bake one potpie at 425° for 35-40 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting. Cover and freeze remaining potpie for up to 3 months.

Notes

To Use Frozen Pot Pie: Shield frozen pie crust edges with foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 70-80 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown.
Keyword freezer friendly

By Angelia Embler

Angi grew up in southern Arizona but now lives in central New Mexico with her husband, two sons and four dogs. She creates, answers @Yoast support, and loves to ramble. Find her curled up with a book or watching her favorite TV shows, movies, or American football game. ?

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