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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Simple Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Simple chicken pot pie is a  quick easy meal to prepare and this is one of our favorites when the weather starts cooling down. Simple chicken pot pies freeze well and I keep pre-made pie crusts in the freezer bought when they are on sale. Look for the pie crusts to be on sale around the holidays.

pie, chicken cookie jar


Chicken Pot Pie
Serves 6-8
Prep time 20 minutes
Bake time 25-30 minutes
Recipe is for two pot pies. Double or triple as needed. These freeze wonderfully.
Two pie crusts plus tops.
2 cups cooked diced chicken or turkey ( you can be more generous with the meat is you like)
2 cups of mixed frozen vegetables
1 can cream of mushroom or chicken soup ( I use low sodium)
1 can milk or half and half
pepper to taste
egg white 

 Take the bottom parts of the pie crust and prick a few times with a fork. Bake the bottom portion of the at 375 degrees for ten minutes and then put one cup of chopped meat in bottom of crusts.
In a large bowl mix the veggies, cream soup and milk and a dash or two of pepper. Pour over meat. Top with crust and pinch edges. 
Brush top with egg white and bake at 375 for 30 minutes or until top is golden brown and pie is bubbly.



I love my silicone brush for brushing with egg white, brushing the tops of bread with butter and spreading sauce when hubby barbecues.


brush crust with egg white for browning


18 comments:

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

Pinning this - it looks awesome!!

Debbiedoos said...

mmmm.. Elaine I love chicken pot pie. Been years since I have had it. My family won't eat peas..thanks to my husband tainting the boys with his pea gene of hate lol. Simple and delis for sure. Pinning.

Cranberry Morning said...

I have not had a pot pie in ages! These look delicious! I'll try not to think of your sweet chickens when I'm eating it though. :-)

Leslie said...

Elaine, your pies are beautiful! This is exactly mine and Mom's recipe, too and it's delicious!! What a good idea to make one soon. :)
Blessings,
Leslie

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Looks so good!

Lisa Tucker said...

Yum!! Thanks Elaine!! I will be making these and even freezing some for the college boy!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Yummy, I love chicken pot pie, but I even make my own dough as they don't sell ready made here, lol! I bet I can freeze the made pie though. Thanks for the tip.
FABBY

Elizabeth said...

I was planning on Chicken Pot Pie tonight. Your recipe is a little different than mine,think I will try yours, I will use bisquick for crust though since I do not have pie shells on hand!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Love it!! Too easy! Chicken pot pie this weekend!

Barbara F. said...

Yum! Sounds wonderful and looks even better. xo

Kathleen Grace said...

Mmmmm, I love pot pie! The cooler weather we are having has me cooking all the warm comfort foods and this goes on my menu list right now!

Carla TePaske said...

This is a great idea. I have not had pot pie in a long time. Thank You for the reminder. :-)

Tania @ Out Back said...

Oh yum Elaine! Think I might make some of these pies for our tea tonight, thanks for sharing :)

x

Michelle said...

My mom made these when we were kids. It was one of our favorite meals.

NanaDiana said...

That does sound good and easy. I haven't made that in a while - I think it might be time to try your recipe- xo Diana

corners of my life said...

So making this.
Wish I had that fun little chicken to display along with my pot pie . . .

Laura Randall said...

Thats' a great looking recipe. Thanks for sharing.

Jacqueline Torrence said...

What size can of cream of mushroom soup do you use for 2 pies?