Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie | Classic Comfort Dish

When the air turns crisp and the leaves start to rustle, there’s one dish that truly captures the essence of comfort – Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie. This timeless recipe has graced countless family tables, filling homes with warmth and the savory aroma of a home-cooked meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 unbaked pie crusts

Instructions

  1. Cook and dice the chicken beforehand, and preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add carrots, celery, and peas. Cook until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper, and thyme until well combined with the vegetables.
  4. Gradually add chicken broth and milk, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat.
  5. Add the cooked chicken to the mixture and stir well.
  6. Line a pie dish with one pie crust. Pour in the chicken and vegetable mixture.
  7. Place the second pie crust over the filling. Trim and seal the edges. Cut a few slits on the top crust to vent.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  9. Allow the pot pie to cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious chicken pot pie

Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie is the embodiment of comfort, a medley of tender chicken and vibrant vegetables nestled beneath a flaky, golden crust. Every forkful is a journey back to cherished family gatherings and the simple joy of good food.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 380 | Fat – 20g | Carbohydrates – 32g | Protein – 18g

The Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie brings more than just a meal to the table; it brings memories of shared stories, laughter, and the feeling of being wrapped in the warmth of home. As the aroma wafts through the air and the first bite melts in your mouth, you’ll find comfort in every delicious mouthful, and perhaps even start a new tradition of your own.