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Laura’s Deep Dish Chicken Pot Pie

Laura’s Deep Dish Chicken Pot Pie

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What spells C-O-M-F-O-R-T to you? We all have one, two or even three (or more) palate pleasing memories that tug at our food-strings. Here’s a true comfort food classic that fills the air with newly baked, savory aromas of home.

Laura’s delectable pie is scrumptious, quick and easy; made from scratch or semi-scratch… brimming with chunks of moist chicken, crunchy carrots, peas, and fresh celery. A divinely baked comfort food classic.

Serve with a crisp salad or coleslaw. Mmmm Completely Comfortable…

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into 1″ cubes
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 cup potatoes-cubed
  • 1 cup mushrooms-diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts I prefer my “Perfect Pie Crust”recipe

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    Add Your Favorite Veggies. Mix & Match. The above are traditional favorites. Lima & green beans are a perfect addition. 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. In a saucepan, combine chicken, carrots, peas, and celery.
  3. Add water to cover and boil for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and set aside.
  4. In saucepan over medium heat, cook onions in butter until soft and translucent, add potatoes and mushrooms, cook an additional 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and celery seed.
  6. Slowly stir in chicken broth and milk.
  7. Simmer over medium-low heat until slightly thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.
  8. Place chicken mixture in bottom pie crust. Pour hot gravy mixture over.
  9. Cover with top crust, crimp & seal rim and cut away excess dough.
  10. Make several small slits in the top to allow steam to escape.
  11. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown and filling is bubbly.
  12. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.1320156

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