I don’t remember where I got this recipe but it is pure comfort food. And can be served as is or with a side salad. Enjoy!
Chicken Pot Pie
6 tbsp. butter
1 c. Chopped onion
½ c. Chopped celery
6 tbsp. Flour
3 c. Chicken stock
1 c. milk
2 c. Blanched potatoes
1 c. Blanched carrots
1 c. peas
1 c. Ham
1 lb. Chicken
½ – 1 c. Water
Pastry ( puff)
Saute’ onions and celery in butter for 2 mins. Add salt, pepper and flour and cook for 3 – 4 mins.
Stir in stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 – 10 mins.
Stir in milk and continue to cook for 4 mins. Adjust seasonings and remove from heat. Add vegs. Ham and chicken.
Pour into greased casserole and top with pastry. Bake at 375F for 25 to 30 mins. Or until crush is golden brown.
I like to give it an egg wash before I put it in the oven.
Dora Miner is a local cook and baker and writes a regular column for The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer.