Monday, March 28, 2011

Mini Chicken Pot Pies

mmmm i know i said i wouldn't eat chicken again for a while after this but i did...& it was better then EVER!! who doesn't love traditional chicken pot pie?! i do...minus the calories & gunk it's usually clogged down with!! this is a great alternative that easily feeds kids, husbands & friends.

{mini chicken pot pies}

ingredients {in order of use}
*serves 2-4 {depending on appetite!}
  • 5 chicken tenders, sliced into 1" pieces & patted dry
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley {optional}
  • salt & pepper {to season}
  • 1/3 {10 3/4 ounce} can low-fat cream of mushroom condensed soup
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder {or minced onion}
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli & cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup bite-sized frozen vegetable medley {carrots, corn, green beans, green peas}
  • 1 {7 ounce} can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 {5 pack} pillsbury grands biscuits

1. place sliced chicken on a plate & season with parsley, salt & pepper. set aside.

2. in a medium mixing bowl, stir in mushroom soup, sour cream, minced garlic, onion powder, salt & pepper. add cauliflower/broccoli, mixed veggies & mushrooms & stir. set aside.
3. cut a piece of foil the length of a baking sheet & another piece that is 1/3 the size of the other {form a + on the baking sheet}.
4. spoon seasoned chicken onto center of foil. top with veggie mix. fold the top & bottom of the foil & seal. then fold the sides in & seal. {this is your chance to see if you'd qualify for a job with chipotle!}

5. place on a baking sheet & cook for 40 minutes, or until chicken is cooked thru. remove & allow to cool.

6. cook biscuits according to directions.

7. to serve, place biscuit on plate & cut in half. top with a heaping portion of chicken & veggies! fork & knife needed...enjoy!
i leave you with this thought today...which came first-the chicken nugget or the egg mcmuffin?

1 comment:

  1. Betsy, I love your blog! I am going to try this recipe tonight. I have been reading for awhile, but haven't gotten it together enough to try anything yet.
    LOVE the coupons - do more for Publix b/c that's all we have in Thomasville! Hope you are doing well.


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