Potato Crust Chicken Pot Pie


This potato crust is definitely the perfect topping.

Potato Crust Chicken Pot Pie
Makes 10 to 12 servings
  • 2 cups halved fresh green beans
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 5 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 (10.75-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 3 pounds)
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 12-inch cast-iron skillet with cooking spray.
  2. Fill a medium Dutch oven halfway full with water; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add green beans, carrot, and celery; cook for 1 minute. Drain.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cooked vegetables, cooked chicken, and peas.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together soup, broth, ½ teaspoon salt, and pepper. Pour soup mixture over chicken mixture, stirring to combine. Spoon into prepared skillet.
  5. In same Dutch oven, bring potatoes and water to cover to a boil over high heat. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Reserve ¾ cup cooking liquid.
  6. Drain potatoes, and return to pan; add cream, butter, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt. Beat with a mixer at medium speed, adding reserved cooking liquid, ¼ cup at a time, until smooth. Gently spread potato mixture over chicken mixture.
  7. Bake until browned and bubbly, 35 to 45 minutes. Garnish with parsley, if desired.


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