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Cheddar Chicken Potpie Recipe
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Cheddar Chicken Potpie Recipe

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Cheese soup is one of my favorites, but it's a bit too rich for my husband's tastes. So, by changing the ingredients a little, I came up with a variation of potpie we both enjoy. (If I'm in a hurry and don't have the time this takes to bake, I'll leave off the crust, add extra milk and serve it as a chowder.) —Sandra Cothran, Ridgeland, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • CRUST:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons cold butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups peeled cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 603 calories, 31 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 902 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 42 g protein.

Directions

  1. For crust, in a small bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut butter in flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually add the water, mixing gently with a fork. Gather into a ball. Cover with plastic wrap and chill at least 30 minutes.
  2. For filling, Place broth in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Add vegetables. Reduce heat; simmer 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour and milk; stir into broth mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly. Stir in cheese, chicken, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper. Heat until cheese melts. Spoon into a 10-in. (2-1/2 to 3-qt.) casserole. Set aside.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll crust to fit top of casserole, trimming edges as necessary. Place on casserole over filling; seal edges. Make several slits in center of crust for steam to escape.
  5. Bake at 425° for 40 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cheddar Chicken PotPie in Country Woman September/October 1991, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 603 calories, 31 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 902 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 42 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 3, 2016

"Very tasty"

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2016

"Absolutely Delicious!!! It was full of flavor. The entire family loved this."

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2015

"Awesome way to use leftover roasted chicken. I had already had the vegetables from the roast. Everyone liked it! I made it for my family who helped me get ready for Christmas this year."

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Reviewed Sep. 9, 2015

"Easy to make, husband and kids enjoyed. Made the recipe just as written above."

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2015

"Delicious! Didn't change a thing, and it was great!"

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