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Low Fat Chicken Pie

This pie is jammed with hearty goodness. Topped off with an innovative biscuit crust, this one's sure to please the whole clan!

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup low sodium, reduced fat chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled, cubed potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped carrots
  • 1 cup sliced green beans (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 can (10 ounces) reduced fat Cream of Mushroom Soup (Campbell's Healthy Request), undiluted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (about 3/4 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dried basil and ground thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Biscuit Crust

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup skim milk

Instructions

  1. Filling: Spray a large saucepan with nonstick spray. Add onions and garlic. Cook over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Add broth, potatoes, carrots, and beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Partially cover and simmer for 12 minutes. The potatoes should be slightly undercooked. Remove from heat.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together mushroom soup and flour. Add to vegetables, along with chicken, parsley, basil, thyme, and pepper. Stir well. Pour into a medium casserole dish.
  3. Biscuit Crust: Combine flour, baking powder, sage, and salt in a large bowl. using a pastry blender, cut in butter or margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk. Form a ball with the dough. Add a bit more flour if dough is too sticky. Roll out on a floured surface to fit top of casserole. Place dough over chicken mixture. Prick several times with a fork.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes, until crust is golden brown. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Yield: 4 servings

Per serving: 355 calories, 11.2 g. fat; 34.4 g carbohydrate, 29.6 g protein, 918 mg sodium, 85 mg cholesterol

Posted by Olga at Recipe Goldmine 4/27/02 5:48:26 pm.

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