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Old-Fashioned Chicken Potpie

Although this uses leftover chicken, I serve it sometimes as a special company dinner. Actually, my husband may enjoy it more than the original roasted bird with all the fixings! -Marilyn Hockey, Lisle, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • PASTRY:
  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/3 cup cold butter

Directions

  • In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour, garlic, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually stir in water, milk and bouillon. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in chicken and vegetables; set aside.
  • For pastry, combine flour and celery seed in a bowl. Cut in cream cheese and butter until crumbly. Work mixture by hand until dough forms a ball. On a lightly floured surface, roll two-thirds of dough into a 12-in. square. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish. Pour filling into crust. Roll remaining dough into 9-in. square; place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in pastry.
  • Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 591 calories, 38g fat (22g saturated fat), 141mg cholesterol, 860mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 23g protein.

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