Chicken Pie with Sweet Potato Crust



  • 3 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup sliced cooked carrots
  • 6 small white onions, cooked
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Sweet Potato Crust

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1 egg, well beaten


  1. Filling: Layer chicken, carrots, onions (quartered) and parsley in greased 2 1/2-quart casserole.
  2. Combine flour and a small amount of milk in a saucepan, blending until smooth; gradually stir in remaining milk and chicken broth.
  3. Place over low heat; cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
  4. Add salt and pepper; pour sauce over chicken and vegetables in the casserole.
  5. Cover with sweet potato crust; bake at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes.
  6. Sweet Potato Crust: Combine flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  7. Add cold sweet potatoes and egg, blending well.
  8. Roll dough out on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thick.
  9. Place over chicken and vegetables in casserole.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Posted by luvtocook at Recipe Goldmine 6/7/01 5:45:37 am.

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