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Best Ever Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Updated on March 29, 2015

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

One of the most challenging tasks I have as a busy mom is getting a healthy meal on the table FAST. Our days are hectic and sometimes I just don't have time to plan ahead. It's important to me that my kids get a healthy meal and I'm always looking for creative ways to increase vegetable servings.

This homemade Chicken Pot Pie recipe is easy, delicious and chock full of veggies. With only 15 minutes of prep time, you'll have this in the oven and baking in a flash!

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Recipe for Chicken Pot Pie
Recipe for Chicken Pot Pie

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe


This super simple Chicken Pot Pie recipe has a light and fluffy crust oozing with cheese!


PREP: 15 Minutes Bake: 40 Minutes 6 Servings


Heat oven to 375 degrees.


Chicken Pot Pie Crust Recipe

Crust for Chicken Pot Pie
Crust for Chicken Pot Pie

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

For the crust:


2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 ounces)

1 cup Bisquick Original baking mix

1/4 cup milk

1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

2 eggs


Stir crust ingredients with fork until blended.


Filling for Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie Filling
Chicken Pot Pie Filling

Chicken Pot Pie Filling


For the Filling:


1 bag (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables

1 cup cut-up cooked chicken*

1 jar (12 ounces) chicken gravy


Heat frozen vegetables, chicken and gravy to boiling in 2-quart saucepan, stirring fequently; keep warm.


* Here's a great way to use up leftover chicken!


Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie Ready for the Oven
Chicken Pot Pie Ready for the Oven


Pour chicken and vegetable mixture into an ungreased 2-1/2 quart casserole.  Spoon crust batter over chicken mixture and spread gently to cover.  Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown.  Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


Flaky, Cheesy Crust

Yummy Pot Pie!
Yummy Pot Pie!

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipes


Variations:


Substitute leftover turkey for the chicken and use turkey gravy.

Substitute beef and beef gravy for the chicken.

Try different combinations of frozen mixed vegetables.

Use a pepper-jack cheese in the crust mixture.

You could even leave out the meat and make a vegetarian pot pie.

Make individual pot pies in small ramekins or oven-proof bowls.


What's a Pot Pie?


"Potpie....A crusted pie made with poultry or meat, and, usually chopped vegetables. The term, which first appeared in American print in 1785, probably refers to the deep pie pans or pots used to bake pies in, and it has remained primarily an Americanism. The most popular pot pies have been chicken, Beef, and pork. The first frozen pot pie was made with chicken in 1951 by the C. A. Swanson Company."
---Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, John F. Mariani [Lebhar-Friedman:New York] 1999 (p. 254)

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    las81071 

    5 years ago

    I have never tried to make homemade Pot Pie. Now that I see this recipe I will have to give it a try. Sounds tasty

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    disujaalbart 

    6 years ago from california

    Interesting hub!!!!

  • Lamme profile imageAUTHOR

    Lamme 

    7 years ago

    Hi saif113sb, I hope you get a chance to try it! Thanks for reading our hub and commenting.

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    saif113sb 

    7 years ago

    very nice and interesting hub. thanks

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    Lamme 

    7 years ago

    Katrinasui, I think you're going to like this. It's so fast and easy! Thanks for reading and commenting.

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    katrinasui 

    7 years ago

    It looks delicious. I love easy recipes like this. I will try this recipe.

  • Lamme profile imageAUTHOR

    Lamme 

    8 years ago

    Hi akirchner, I love recipes where the kids can get involved! :) I'm going to be making your biscuits this weekend ... thanks for stopping in.

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    Audrey Kirchner 

    8 years ago from Washington

    I had to come look at your hubs when I saw you on my biscuit hub! This looks so easy even my son could do it!

  • Lamme profile imageAUTHOR

    Lamme 

    8 years ago

    Thanks oliversmum ... the best part is the kids will eat it! Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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    oliversmum 

    8 years ago from australia

    Lamme. Hi. This is a wonderful recipe, so quick and easy to prepare and healthy as well, We do like the Fluffy Crust idea, but looks a lot different to Flakey Pastry, and most of the veges in one packet that's even better.

    Thank you for sharing it with us, It is going into my recipe book. :) :)

  • Lamme profile imageAUTHOR

    Lamme 

    8 years ago

    Thanks Eileen and talford. Let me know if you try it!

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    talford 

    8 years ago from U.S.A.

    Love it. Since I end up having to be the fill in cook from time to time, I am always looking for easy, healthy meals. this one looks like a hit.

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    Eileen Hughes 

    8 years ago from Northam Western Australia

    lamme we all need this type of meals especially those with children to get a healthy meal. Lovely pictures and display thatnks for sharing

  • Lamme profile imageAUTHOR

    Lamme 

    8 years ago

    Thanks magnoliazz ... I agree, fast and easy! I have 5 hungry kids to keep fed, sometimes it's a challenge just to get the food on the table. Keep it simple and I'm ahead of the game. Thanks for stopping by.

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    magnoliazz 

    8 years ago from Wisconsin

    This looks awesome!

    I love fast and easy recipes like this. Thanks!

  • Lamme profile imageAUTHOR

    Lamme 

    8 years ago

    Thanks Bob. Let me know if you try it.

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    Bob Ewing 

    8 years ago from New Brunswick

    Thanks for the idea.

  • Lamme profile imageAUTHOR

    Lamme 

    8 years ago

    RTalloni, yes, it can't get much easier! It's delicious as well.

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    RTalloni 

    8 years ago from the short journey

    Very easy!

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