My Green Last Night…

I made a super easy chicken pot pie using frozen pie crust, leftover rotisserie chicken breast, chopped carrots, broccoli florets and frozen mixed vegetables with green beans, lima beans and green peas.

What was your green yesterday?  Scroll down to comments and let me know!

Easy Chicken Pot Pie with Fresh & Frozen Vegetables
Serves 6
The perfect one pot meal with plenty of fresh vegetables rotissere chicken breasts with a creamy reduced fat sauce
Cook Time
35 min
Cook Time
35 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 ounces pulled rotissere chicken breast
  2. 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
  3. 1 cup broccoli, chopped into small florets
  4. 2 stalks celery, diced
  5. 1/3 cup frozen green peas
  6. 1/2 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  7. frozen pie crust of choice
  8. 1 1/3 cups fat-free chicken broth
  9. 2/3 cup skim milk
  10. 6 Tbsp butter
  11. 6 Tbsp All-Purpose flour
  12. 1/2 tsp onion powder
  13. salt and pepper
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly oil rectangle casserole dish or 9 1/2" pie plate. Thaw frozen pie crust per package directions.
  2. Boil fresh and frozen vegetables, excluding frozen green peas for about 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a large stock pot over medium-low heat. Add flour and seasonings and stir with a whisk until smooth and bubbly. Add liquids. Cook slowly, stirring often until thickened. Remove from heat.
  4. Fold in chicken and vegetables.
  5. Transfer one sheet of dough to pie plate or casserole dish and mold into dish, leaving about a 1" overhang. Spoon filling into dish. Transfer additional sheet of dough over top of filling and fold overlapping edges of dough under to make a firm edge or seal with a fork.
  6. Using a sharp knife, make 4 slits in the center of the pie. Brush top of dough with egg wash (optional).
  7. Bake for 35 minutes or until top of crust is browned.
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Let’s keep this up!  This is a simple and easy step to getting healthier!  You don’t have to make it hard on yourself!  Throwing a serving of microwave-green veggies onto your plate works just fine!  Let’s hang in there together!  Tonight is Taco Tuesday.  I’m going to shred some spinach and add sliced avocados to my tacos!   Be sure and check out related posts to view any green vegetable recipes that you’d be willing to try!

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3 thoughts on “My Green Last Night…

    1. I don’t usually add fresh broccoli but, I will start! I received more compliments from my family than ever before! Everyone wanted seconds but, there was none left!

      Thanks for reading and participating in the challenge!! Love comments!!!

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