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Traditional Chicken Pot Pie


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  • 2 C cooked chicken, finely diced
  • 1 C boiled potatoes, cut into small chunks
  • 1/2 C boiled carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 C boiled white onion pieces
  • 1/2 C cooked peas
  • Gravy:
  • 4 C chicken stock
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Crust:
  • 1.5 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 4 tbsp cold water


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Place chicken pieces in the bottom of a pie dish or baking pan.

Step 2

Add potatoes, carrots, peas, and onions to dish.

Step 3

Prepare gravy: melt butter and blend with flour, forming a roux. Gradually add chicken stock stirring constantly until smooth. Bring to a boil, and season to taste.

Step 4

Pour gravy over chicken and vegetable mixture in baking dish. Allow to cool before adding top crust.

Step 5

Prepare top crust: sift flour and salt and cut in shortening until well-mixed. Gradually add cold water until dough is proper consistency. Roll out on floured board.

Step 6

Place rolled-out top crust on baking dish, and make a few incisions in the top. Bake at 350F until crust is brown.


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