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Chicken Pot Pie With Cheese Crust

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  Broiler fryer 2 1⁄2 Pound, cut up
  Water 2 Quart
  Chicken bouillon cubes 2 , flavored
  Tomato 1 Medium, peeled and quartered
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), divided
  Chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
  Sliced mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated sharp cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

For the crust, cut the shortening in flour and salt, mix the cheese and combine everything to a dough mixing the water gradually.
Combine chicken pieces, water, bouillon cubes, tomato, celery, 1/2 cup onion, and 1/4 cup parsley in a large Dutch oven.
Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer 40 minutes.
Remove chicken from Dutch oven, reserving 3 cups broth.
Cool chicken.
Remove chicken from bone, chop meat.
Place in a lightly greased 12- x 8-x 2-inch baking dish.
Saute mushrooms and remaining 1/2 cup onion in butter until tender.
Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
Add reserved chicken broth, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.
Stir in salt, pepper, and remaining 1/4 cup chopped parsley.
Pour sauce over chopped chicken.
Roll the crust on a floured waxed paper, or brown paper, to a 15- x 11-inch rectangle.
Place pastry over chicken, trim off excess pastry along edges.
Fold edges under and flute, sealing to edges of casserole.
Make slits in pastry to allow steam to escape.
Roll out dough scraps, and cut into desired shapes.
Dampen with water, and arrange shapes over pastry, if desired.
Bake pie at 400° for 30 to 35 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 799 Calories from Fat 510

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g88.4%

Saturated Fat 21.8 g109%

Trans Fat 1.5 g

Cholesterol 188.7 mg62.9%

Sodium 1145.1 mg47.7%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.5%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 41 g81.6%

Vitamin A 28.7% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 20.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
Where's the recipe for cheese crust? Thank you.
Chicken Pot Pie With Cheese Crust Recipe