Topless Chicken Pot Pie

Topless Chicken Pot Pie

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 325.8
  • Total Fat: 16.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 61.7 mg
  • Sodium: 295.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 19.1 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Topless Chicken Pot Pie calories by ingredient


Introduction

This kid-friendly comfort food is perfect for a weeknight meal. Even better: You can use frozen veggies and leftover chicken. This kid-friendly comfort food is perfect for a weeknight meal. Even better: You can use frozen veggies and leftover chicken.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 deep-dish frozen pie crust
    2 leeks, white part only, washed and sliced
    1/4 cup unsalted butter
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    dash black pepper
    1 cup chicken stock, low sodium
    16 ounces chicken, white meat, cooked and diced
    1 bag (10 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Tips

You can make this without the crust, using a 9" deep-dish pie pan coated with cooking spray. You'll save 108 calories per serving.


Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Place a large saucepan over medium heat, then add the butter.
When the butter has melted, add the sliced leeks and saute for 1-2 minutes.

Add the flour, and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.

Slowly add the stock and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer until the mixture thickens.

Add the thyme, vegetables, and chicken; stir to combine.

Prick the bottom of the pie crust with a fork and place on a sheet pan; fill with the chicken mixture and bake for 30 minutes.

Cool 4-5 minutes before serving.

Serves six.

Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Very Good
    29 of 29 people found this review helpful
    I do this, but instead of all butter use a combo of butter/olive oil to saute the leeks, and put the crust on top instead of on the bottom. Great way to use up leftover chicken/turkey and veg. - 10/6/10


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    Incredible!
    17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    Wow, the thyme and the Leeks really do the trick with this meal. My husband used "Mediterrerian Veggies" (cauli, carrots, italian beans, red bell pepper) instead of what I refer to as the Horrid Mix (carrots, corn, green beans, and lima beans) - Good good good! - 10/20/10


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    Incredible!
    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    This is how I do my pot pie already. Add in more broth for sure. Too dry. I also add a 1/4 cup of Sherry. You will love the Sherry! Try it. I got it off of a Southern recipe blog and I will never do a pot pie without it. It makes the pot pie amazing! - 3/26/12


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    Very Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I used left over turkey, broccoli, and carrots. One cup of broth was not enough - it was way to thick so I added another cup of broth and some milk. Instead of a bottom crust, I put on a top crust using a Pillsbury pie crust. It was great - everyone loved it. Great flavor. Will make again. - 11/20/10


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    Good
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I actually quite liked how easy this recipe was. However, I found the filling just a bit too dry. As per some of the suggestions, I added 1/2 cup extra broth, but think next time I will use even more. Also, I didn't have leek, so I used a regular, diced onion and garlic powder instead of thyme. - 11/29/10


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    Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Very good.I love pot pies anyway and this stands up there with the best. Next time I'll try it with a few potato slices on top. Like sheppard's pie? We'll see! Granzam - 3/13/10


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I used onion instead of leeks and added a clove of garlic. Also put the crust on top. Very tasty! - 9/23/12


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    My whole family loved this dish. It was simple and flavorful. I loved that the filling was thicker than most potpies. It didn't run all over when I cut each piece. Definitely a keeper. - 5/22/11


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    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I did mine with turkey and I used the basil instead of the thyme. I think thyme would be wonderful with the chicken.
    Oh and I used the coconut oil instead of the butter and I did put the crust on top.
    Thanks
    - 11/26/10


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    Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    The "pot pie" I learned to make, my paternal grandmother's recipe, didn't have a crust. It has thick homemade, almost dumpling like egg noodles and stewed in a stockpot. The meat and veggie pies are just that. Pies! There is no "pot" involved. - 3/25/13


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    Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I added an extra 1/2 c. of broth and a 1/4 cup of sherry after reading some of the other comments. Absolutely amazing! Will be making this again and again and again. - 10/7/12


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    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I have made something similar but just make it all in the skillet and make whole wheat cream biscuits. put a biscuit in a bowl and top with the chicken mixture. much bwetter as leftovers this way too. - 3/25/12


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    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I do a similar chicken pie. I don't use flour, I thicken with a little cornstarch. I also use corn instead of mixed veg, to make it a chicken and corn pie. No butter is used to help reduce the fat content. I make it up as a soup base and from that I can also make a stew, risotto, pasta, pastries. - 3/25/12


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    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Sounds like dinner to me! - 2/16/10


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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I haven't made this but thank you for making it low sodium!!! - 3/25/13


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    3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    iAm I missing something, it has the number of servings but what is the serving size?
    - 9/11/12


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was very easy to make and delicious !! Thank you - 11/10/10


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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Think I might try this with some vegetarian 'chicken' & use wheat flour. - 3/25/13


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    Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So good! My whole family loves it when I make this dish. - 1/20/13


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    Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I thought it was a little bland but my kids liked it. - 9/11/12


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Easy and Delish!! - 11/26/10


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    O.K.
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Good for turkey leftovers too. - 11/26/10


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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellant! - 10/31/10


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is the perfect dinner for the change in season! - 10/9/10


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    wonderful - 3/11/10


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    Good
    good - 2/13/21


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    I added a 1/2 tsp ea. of onion and garlic powders. A dash of italian seasoning and white pepper. - 1/30/21


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    nice change of pace! - 1/21/21


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    Incredible!
    YUM - 12/29/20


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    What great comfort food. I surely am going to try this. Sounds delicious. - 12/28/20


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    great f;avor - 12/28/20


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    :) - 12/26/20


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    WOW! This was amazing and my family has requested that I make this wonderful Topless Chicken Pot Pie again - SOON (It was a big hit with my children) - 12/4/20


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    Incredible!
    Very appealing when I saw chicken pot pie without the pie! It's like a stew to me~ Used more seasonings though. I've never seen a recipe that had decent seasonings on SPark Recipes,but,every family is different. - 9/19/20


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    I am so excited to find this recipe - 9/10/20


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    Good
    Good - 4/4/20


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    Nice recipe - 3/8/20


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    Incredible!
    Made this and we enjoyed, will make again - 3/8/20


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    Very Good
    This is pretty good - 1/29/20


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    I'd rather have the crust on top than on the bottom. It's crisper. - 1/3/20


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    very good and can mix it up using different meat and veggies - 12/27/19


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    This is definitely a good recipe - 12/7/19


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    Thanks. I like the inside the best anyway! - 11/16/19


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    Incredible!
    This is one of my very favorite go-to recipes for the fall. It's a hit every time I make it! - 10/26/19


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    Incredible!
    Excellent meal. the family likes it too. - 10/17/19


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    Incredible!
    So tasty! - 5/8/19


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    Interesting - 4/9/19


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    Great idea - 3/4/19


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    Incredible!
    Sunday night dinner. - 2/17/19


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    Incredible!
    Tasty and I like this because I am not crazy about pie crust, so this is great for me. - 2/10/19


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    thank you - 1/12/19


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    Sounds yummy! - 1/3/19


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    NICE - 1/3/19


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    Incredible!
    great recipe and so easy - 12/18/18


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    Very Good
    Thanks for sharing - 12/18/18


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    Incredible!
    Delicious!!! I put the crust on top, but just because it looks pretty. I am sure the taste is the same. Made two and taking one to a shut-in today. Thanks for the recipe!! - 10/17/18


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    Incredible!
    This as really good. Mu Hubby is Portuguese & his Mom used to fix Leeks all the time. Loved this a lot. - 9/10/18


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    Good
    Itís ok. Like healthier veggie broth and yes, frozen veggies. - 6/26/18


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    Good
    Was ok - 6/25/18


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    No top is a good idea for saving carbs. - 6/25/18


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    Perfect this is great especially if you are not big on pastry like me. - 6/25/18


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    Yummy! - 6/25/18


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    Good
    just needed something - 4/16/18


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    Great recipe I make one similar but use , carrots, cauliflower and broccoli. The rest will be the same. I enjoy recipes like this since they don't take a lot of time and are easy to make Thank you for sharing. - 4/16/18


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    Incredible!
    I have made this crustless, great! - 4/12/18


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    Very Good
    Yum - 3/30/18


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    Incredible!
    Great idea! - 3/22/18


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    I do miss the crust a little, but still good. - 3/22/18


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    I love chicken pot pie. - 3/5/18


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks good - 1/16/18


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks good - 12/26/17


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    nice recipe - 12/22/17


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Needs whole grains - 11/16/17


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    Very Good
    great - 11/8/17


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    looking good - 10/25/17


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    Incredible!
    Great - 10/2/17


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    Nice - 9/24/17


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    yummy - 4/5/17


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    I agree, it needs more broth. - 3/29/17


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    Very Good
    Very good recipe. Took the advice of others to add broth. Quite tasty! - 2/27/17


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    Very Good
    It's tasty! - 9/16/16


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    Very Good
    I added an extra cup of broth & 1/4 cup cooking sherry as recommended by others & consistency turned out just right. The leeks make up bulk of dish but were good. We weren't sure about it at first until added salt - it really needed it! Heaped over a Grands Jr. biscuit instead of a crust. Very good! - 1/8/16


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    Very good. I add extra onions. Thanks! - 5/12/14


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    Good
    This was good. I tweaked it a little and it came out bland but it was totally my doing. I was out of thyme (pun intended) and didn't put in enough seasoning. I will try again. - 8/9/13


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    Incredible!
    I made my own crust and rolled it out thin and put a crust on top. Very good. - 6/10/13


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    Incredible!
    This recipe is really delicious. I might try putting the crust on the top the next time and maybe adding a bit more broth. The leeks really made this dish. I used a bag of Green Giant mixed vegetables, but I also might mix it up with broccoli next time. - 4/10/13


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    Very Good
    Really nice flavor..no thyme so used rosemary. No instructs on whether or not to cover, so I didn't. Next time I will as some veggies dried a bit on top. Not 5 min prep time...15 more accurate if on a 2nd time around with recipe. - 4/9/13


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    Incredible!
    Quick prep and delicious! - 3/26/13


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    Very Good
    I made this as documented except I put the crust on top. Used a bag of frozen pea, carrots, corn. (all of the vegetables I typically stay away from) My husband is not a big vegtable lover so I like coming up with ways for him to eat them without causing him pain. The crust really helped. - 3/26/13


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    The serving size would be 1/6th of your dish. - 3/25/13


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    Good
    I put the crust on top and used fresh veggies instead, the frozen stuff seems too bland. I did have to add some extra stock to the recipe, also. - 3/25/13


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    Very Good
    I make something very similar, but with a spash of white zin! My kids like to dig into a top crust & so do I, so I make mine "bottomless!" I use a corningwear dish, & put the pre-made roll out dough on top. Voila! We are still saving calories & get the 'flaky golden top!' YUM! =o) - 3/25/13


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    Good
    I would do this the opposite way, use a top crust only, in stead of the pie crust which gets soggy. Either use individual ramekins, or a round or square baking dish, and put a premade pie crust over the top. - 3/25/13


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    You can also use low fat crescent rolls at the top/bottom crust. - 3/25/13


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    O.K.
    This recipe was frustrating to me. It sounded easy and good, but didn't work. I doubled the gravy but it wasn't enough and I had to make more, which added more butter. The picture looks nothing like mine. - 2/22/13


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good.... but I'd use coconut oil instead of butter. It tolerates high heat better than butter. And I'd add garlic :) - 2/9/13


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    I would rather have the crust on top and you don't need any fat to saute...just use water! - 8/27/12


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    Incredible!
    I made this last night. I had some homemade crust in the freezer and used it on top and fresh leaks from the garden. Hubby said it was the best pot pie he's had and the only fresh one he's had. I also added some red pepper seeds to spice it up a little. Definitely in my favorites! - 8/25/12


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    Incredible!
    BEST pot pie I ever ate! Thank you!!! - 8/24/12


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    Very Good
    Great base dish...felt it needed a little more seasoning but otherwise great! - 8/16/12