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Healthy Chicken And Veggie Pot Pies

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  Whole chicken breasts 3 , split and skinned
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Celery leaves 4
  Celery stalks 2
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Frozen peas and carrots 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Sliced pimento 2 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pastry 2 (For Two 9 Inch Pie Crusts)

In 3-quart casserole, place chicken, water, celery leaves and salt.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 14 to 17 minutes.
Remove chicken breasts and celery leaves, reserving broth.
Discard celery leaves.
Cut chicken breasts into 1/2 inch cubes.
In 3-quart oblong glass baking dish, place oil, celery and green onion.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables are crisp-tender.
Stir in flour until smooth.
Add chicken broth.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 5 to 6 minutes, until thickened, stirring every 2 minutes.
Add chicken, peas and carrots, pimento, thyme and pepper.
Top with pie crust, crimping edges of crust around inside of dish.
Decorate with pastry cut outs if desired.
Vent crust to allow steam to escape.
Convection Bake at 425°F for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
3 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1827 Calories from Fat 725

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g125.3%

Saturated Fat 12 g60.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 299.3 mg99.8%

Sodium 4048.9 mg168.7%

Total Carbohydrates 122 g40.6%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92.2%

Sugars 29 g

Protein 145 g290.1%

Vitamin A 613.6% Vitamin C 162.2%

Calcium 33.7% Iron 64.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Chicken And Veggie Pot Pies Recipe