Intro: Mindy's Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken Pot Pie is comfort food at its best. Make a healthier version of this at home and save money. The recipe is pretty easy to make and you can control the quality of ingredients used.
Step 1: The Ingredients:
1 box refrigerated pie crust
1/3 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup milk
1 3/4 cups chicken broth
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
1 potato, boiled and cubed (about 3/4 cup)
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cut into cubes
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Step 2: Instructions:
Preheat oven to 425°. Place bottom crust in a 9" pie pan.
In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium heat, add onion and cook until tender, 2-3 minutes. Whisk in flour, salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute, whisk in milk and broth and heat until boiling, stirring constantly, boil for 1 minute.
Take off of heat and add vegetables and chicken. spoon into crust.
Top with crust, seal edges and press with fork all around. Cut several slits in top of crust.
Cover edges with foil. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until browned. Remove foil for the last 15 minutes to brown edges.