Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

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Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

Author: Jodi Stevens
  • 3 stalks of celery, finely diced
  • 3 carrots, finely diced
  • 1 cup finely diced onion
  • 4 Tbs butter
  • 2 cups cooked, chopped chicken
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 tsp ground thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust (or you can make your own crust)
  1. Saute celery, onions, and carrots in butter until translucent, then add in the chicken.
  2. Dust the flour evenly over the mixture and stir to combine them.
  3. Continue to cook for about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Pour in the chicken broth, bouillon, and cream and stir well, then add frozen peas.
  5. Allow to cook over low heat until thickened, while you place the bottom layer of the crust in your pie pan.
  6. Season with thyme, salt and pepper, then pour into your bottom crust in the pie pan.
  7. Top with pie crust, pressing gently into the sides, to seal.
  8. Cut slits into the top of the crust.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes at 400 degrees F or until crust is golden and filling is bubbly.
  10. Cool 10 minutes before serving.


Willow Stevens

Willow is a mother of six who begins to feel the empty nest, with faer oldest child living with his long-time girlfriend in another state, and the next three begin their talks about jobs and the excitement of college and living alone. Willow started couponing in 2007 to save their family some money on the grocery budget. That's how Freetail Therapy was born, so that fae could share their knowledge of saving money with others. Though the site has become so much more since then, and now includes homeschooling and homesteading info, Willow still does it all on a budget and shares how. Willow enjoys snagging freebies, snuggling with their dog, Xander, drinking decaf coffee, gardening, cannabis and of course, their large frugal family.

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