January 23, 2012

Tuesdays At The Table - Chicken Pot Pie

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Here's a little secret... I love the winter.  I'm not a huge fan of the snow, but I really like cold weather.  I'd much rather be cold than warm, think cold weather means making heartier meals for the family and longer nights to snuggle on the couch with the pups (or a human) you love.

In that vein - I love chicken pot pie!  I got this recipe from Pillsbury.com and made a few minor changes of my own. (Below is the original recipe, with a strike through anything I altered.)

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Chicken Pot Pie

Crust
1 box Pillsbury® 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 2 cups chicken broth (I like either Swanson or Rachel Ray's brand)
1/2 cup milk
2 1/2 cups shredded diced cooked chicken or turkey
2 cups Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables (of your choice), thawed
1 cup potatoes, par cooked and diced

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

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.                    
                      
Stir in chicken, mixed vegetables and potatoes. 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.                    
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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12 comments:

  1. Love chicken pot pie!! Yum! :)

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  3. I LOVE potpie! Never used to be a fan but now I think it rocks, great recipe!

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  4. Good Morning,
    This is sure the weather for a great Chicken Pot Pie, it sounds so comforting and cozy. I am sharing my Herb Crusted Ribs with Orange Sauce today. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week!
    Miz Helen

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  5. hello! my name is caroline. I just posted my new recipe, i am new to blogging. thanks for hosting :)

    come check it out at http://gutsyhealth.wordpress.com/2012/01/24/gaps-pancakes/

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  6. One of my dad's favorite things is chicken pot pie ... I must make this for him the next time he's over for dinner!

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  7. Pot pie sounds great especially during the cold winter months! I'm sharing Infused Vinegar this week. Thanks for hosting and have a good week!

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  8. Thanks for hosting! I'm kickin' off Mardi Gras ths week! Like you, I prefer cold weather foods too. Funny though, I don't like cold weather!

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  9. Chicken Pot Pie is such comforting dish. I brought Butterscotch Oatmeal Cake this week. Thanks for hosting. Have a great week.

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  10. Thanks for hosting! This is my first time linking up to the party and I will definitely be back next week! Thanks again!

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