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Chicken Pot Pie

I have been making Chicken Pot Pie for the past 15 years and it is definitely a family favorite. I decided to put small pieces of broccoli and guess what, it is now a favorite vegetable for my kids!


One double pie crust of your choice–(see recipe)

1 Chicken breast cut into small chunks, boil until done and drain water, set aside.

2 carrots, peeled and sliced.

1 bunch broccoli cut into chunks

1 Potato, peeled and cubed

1 small onion chopped

1 stalk celery, sliced

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup flour a little less not level

1/4 tsp. basil

1 tsp. salt (estimate)

dash of black pepper

1 1/2 cups water mixed in pan on stove with bouillon to make broth

1 1/2 cups milk


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Wash, peel and cut all vegetables, boil them or cook in the way you desire, set aside.

Melt butter in large pan, add onion and celery, saute until soft.


Add flour and whisk well making a roux. Let it bubble.


Add milk and broth mixture. Cook this mixture whisking continually until it boils, continue cooking an additional 2-3 minutes, add basil and salt. salt is an estimate.


Add all of your vegetables and chicken, mix well. Season for taste.

Roll out crust and place on the bottom of baking pan, pour chicken pot pie mixture on crust.


Roll out second half of dough and make a top for the pie. Place on top of pie and seal.


Bake in oven for 50 minutes or until done. Remove from oven and let set a few minutes, pie will be very hot!


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  1. Yum. Havent made in a while but a

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    August 21, 2015
  2. Fave

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    August 21, 2015
  3. I love chicken pot pie!! Haven’t made it before so will have to add this to the list!! Thank you for sharing, Lynz ๐Ÿ™‚

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    August 21, 2015
  4. I’ve only made chicken pot pie once, would love to tackle it again! This looks yum!

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    August 21, 2015
  5. This looks delicious and I love the idea of adding broccoli! This will be on my cold weather dinner list ๐Ÿ™‚

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    August 21, 2015
  6. Good way to sneak in those much needed veggies!!!


    August 21, 2015
  7. Yummy! It looks like a creamy soup I could even eat without the crust! (But then again who doesn’t want to eat crust?)

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    August 21, 2015
  8. Wonderful. Kids will love this.Your experience is clearly seen!!!

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    August 21, 2015
  9. Looks very delicious Lynz ๐Ÿ˜€

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    August 21, 2015
  10. I love chicken pot pie. Will try out your recipe as soon as it gets a little colder. Warm comfort food.

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    August 21, 2015
  11. I’m a horrible cook, but this looks good enough to try! Thanks for the recipe.

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    August 21, 2015
  12. Looks lovely Linz I’m a big pie maker ( I sell pies)Used to make them for our restaurant but have a few customers who still get me to make them for them. This one looks good I will probably add mushrooms ๐Ÿ™‚

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    August 21, 2015
  13. Looks delicious Lynz! Chicken pie is one of my favourites ๐Ÿ™‚

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    August 21, 2015
  14. one of my favorite comfort foods….like your recipe simple and looks beautiful out of the oven….did you get to leave the air conditioner on high for awhile, and I agree with her you are and were back then ay to nice….

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    August 22, 2015
  15. I am a lover of chicken pot pie. This looks so delish. ๐Ÿ˜€

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    August 23, 2015
  16. Awesome space you have here! Not sure how often I should visit… I am so so snack y not : D

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    August 25, 2015
  17. Lynz, your pie crust looks better than any I have made. Reblogging this….Saving it as well, since we both love Pot Pies. Thank you.

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    August 25, 2015
  18. Reblogged this on Sarah's Attic Of Treasures and commented:
    Oh does this recipe look spectacular. Check out the homemade pie crust. The only thing I would add is corn. I love corn in pot pies. Comfort food at it’s best.

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    August 25, 2015
  19. For broth I like celery or mushroom soup but add milk

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    August 26, 2015
  20. I have been wanting to make pot pies for some time. I use to buy them at a local bakery where we use to live. Your recipe is inspiring me ๐Ÿ™‚

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    August 29, 2015
  21. Chicken pot pie is an all-time favorite. I can’t wait to try this version!

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    September 11, 2015
  22. chevvy8 #

    I love chicken pot pie yum!

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    September 25, 2015
  23. Lyn, I used to make pot pies with store bought Pillsbury pie crust. I think this recipe sounds yummy! I like adding a pinch of cumin or sage to make the chicken flavor come out. I like the idea of basil, so good in Italian foods snd had not considered this before. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    October 4, 2015

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