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Chicken Pot Pie

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A wonderful and delicious comfort food! It's a great way to use up any left over chicken.
Ingredients
  Butter 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Potatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked, chopped
  Pie crusts 2 Medium
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. In a large measuring cup, mix together chicken broth and half and half. Set aside.

MAKING
3. In a pan, melt butter.
4. Add onions, celery, carrots and potatoes. Sauté for about 10 minutes.
5. Add flour and cook for an additional minute, stirring constantly.
6. Gradually stir in your chicken broth/half and half mixture.
7. Continue cooking and stirring until the mixture thickens.
8. Add salt and pepper and stir.
9. Add chicken and stir well.
10. Remove pan from heat.

FINALISING
11. Line a pie plate with a pie crust.
12. Pour in your mixture.
13. Top with another pie crust and seal the edges.
14. Cut slits into top crust.
15. Bake in oven for about 25 - 35 minutes or until the crust is nicely browned.
16. If while baking, the crust edge starts to get dark, cover with aluminum foil.

SERVING
17. Serve hot pot pie with a salad on the side.

Tips
Recipe can easily be doubled. It is also great made with turkey.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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