Tuscan Chicken Pot Pie


Posted: February 11

Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Chicken pot pie with a new Italian twist! Tuscan Chicken Pot Pie has the flaky, buttery crust and creamy, savory chicken filling you want from a chicken pot pie, but now married to bright Roma tomatoes, herby basil and oregano, and rich cannellini beans. Tuscan Chicken Pot Pie is perfect for keeping you warm on a winter night or whisking your taste buds away to the sunny Tuscan countryside. This will become your new favorite way to make chicken pot pie!


Ingredients

• 2 tablespoons butter • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced • 3 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock, unsalted • 2 cups baby kale, roughly chopped • 1 (15.5-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed • 2 cups chicken, cubed and cooked • 3 medium Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil • salt, to taste • pepper to taste • 1 (9-inch) pie crust, unbaked

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Lightly oil a deep round baking dish.

Step 3

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Step 4

Add the onions and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Step 6

Sprinkle the flour into the saucepan and cook until the mixture darkens slightly, for about 2 minutes.

Step 7

Whisk in the chicken stock.

Step 8

Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to medium.

Step 9

Cook and stir until the mixture thickens, for about 3 minutes.

Step 10

Add in the baby kale and cook until wilted, about 2-3 minutes.

Step 11

Add the beans, chicken, and tomatoes, stirring.

Step 12

Add the oregano, basil, salt, and pepper.

Step 13

Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Step 14

Place the pie crust on top of the chicken mixture, tucking or trimming any excess on the edges and making some slits in the crust to allow steam to escape.

Step 15

Bake until the crust has browned and the mixture is bubbly, for about 30 minutes.

Step 16

Serve hot!


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