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Chicken - Pot Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken - Pot Pie, by , is from A Matter of Taste, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Patty Boone
Added: Saturday, September 8, 2007


1/3 cup butter
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup carrots, chopped
¼ cup plain flour
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup milk
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 cups chicken, cooked, pulled, shredded
1/2 cup green peas, frozen, optional
Pie pastry

1½ cups plain flour
½ teaspoon salt
7 tablespoons Crisco shortening
4 - 5 tablespoons cold water (may need more)

Sauté onion, celery and carrots in butter until tender. Add broth, stir in flour until blended; add milk and peas. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens. Season and add chicken. Pour into buttered 9X13-inch shallow baking dish. Cover with pastry and follow instructions below.
Mix flour and salt, cut in shortening. Add water until consistency to work dough; roll ¼-inch thick. Roll out larger than baking dish. Fold pastry in half and lift to cover chicken mixture in dish. Fold excess dough under edges and crimp. Perforate top with fork. Brush top with milk. Bake 30 minutes or longer at 400º until golden brown.




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