Chicken Pot Pie with Pillsbury Crust

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Chicken Pot Pie with Pillsbury Crust
Chicken Pot Pie with Pillsbury Crust
Ali Rosen

Chicken Pot Pie with Pillsbury Crust

Chicken pot pie is quintessential comfort food. Yet the crust can often scare people off — most store-bought pie crusts are not thick and rich enough for a pot pie, but making it from scratch can turn an easy weekday meal into a long production.

For this recipe we cheat a little bit by substituting Pillsbury biscuits for crust. The result creates a flaky, full topping for a dish you can make easily.

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Ready in
30 m
4
Servings
768
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
1 chicken pot pie

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Cup carrots, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 Cups cubed chicken breasts
  • One 16-ounce can Pillsbury biscuit dough
  • 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 Cup peas

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Melt the butter in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the carrots and onions and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the chicken and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, roll out the dough so that it is smooth. Make sure it is approximately the size of a 1-quart roasting pan.

When the chicken is almost cooked (but still a bit under), add the flour and chicken stock. Stir until the flour is fully incorporated and the mixture thickens. At the last moment, add the peas and stir them in, but don't allow much time to cook. Transfer the mixture to the roasting pan, add the dough to the top (just like you would on a pie), and put it in the oven until the crust on top is browned, about 12-15 minutes.

Chicken Pot Pie Shopping Tip

Southern food is a mixture of Native American, Creole, and European influences. Staples of this comfort food include corn (in all its forms), honey, chicken, pork, and seafood, all easily found at any neighborhood grocery store.

Chicken Pot Pie Cooking Tip

Southern and comfort food is often rich and heavy, be sure to include lots of greens and vegetables with these dishes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
56%
Sugar
11g
N/A
Saturated Fat
15g
77%
Cholesterol
106mg
35%
Protein
37g
74%
Carbs
73g
24%
Vitamin A
387µg
43%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.8%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
39.5%
Vitamin C
12mg
19%
Vitamin D
0.7µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
0.9mg
4.7%
Vitamin K
10µg
12%
Calcium
70mg
7%
Fiber
4g
18%
Folate (food)
39µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
80µg
20%
Folic acid
24µg
N/A
Iron
5mg
27%
Magnesium
50mg
12%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
15mg
74%
Phosphorus
289mg
41%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
582mg
17%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
19.4%
Sodium
1477mg
62%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
21.3%
Trans
2g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
10%

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