Chicken Pot Pie is filled with veggies and chicken all mixed in a creamy sauce made from chicken broth and milk then baked inside a flaky pie crust!

Homemade Chicken Pot Pies are not only hearty and heart-warming but also healthy!  Serve with a fresh spinach strawberry salad for a delicious meal!

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Chicken Pot Pie


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How to Make Chicken Pot Pie

With a little prep work, this recipe is super easy to make! It uses refrigerated pie crusts for added convenience or skip the crust completely and try making soup version.

How to Make the Filling:

  1. Boil potatoes until soft.
  2. Saute onion in butter, add flour and seasonings to create a roux.
  3. Whisk in broth and milk until smooth.
  4. Add cooked chicken, potatoes, and frozen vegetables.

Chicken pot pie ingredients in a pot with a wooden spoon on the side

How to Assemble:

  1. Spoon filling mixture into the pie crust and top with the second crust.
  2. Crimp the edges and cut slits to allow the steam to escape.

Optional – Make a simple egg wash by scrambling a raw egg and brushing it over the top to help seal the edges and give it a shiny, golden color once it’s baked.

  1. Bake until golden brown. Let it rest 15 minutes before serving.

Or try making individual servings with this mini pot pie recipe.

Chicken pot pie in a white pie plate with a spoon

What to Serve With It

This easy homemade entree is definitely an entire meal unto itself with all the meat, veggies, and starchy crust all in one pan!

But a cold salad on the side with a tangy vinaigrette makes a cool and crunchy addition that rounds out this wholesome family dinner!

How To Reheat

Reheating this pie is super easy!

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Cover in tin foil.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until heated through.

Or skip the oven altogether and microwave individual pieces until heated through.

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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie combines veggies and chicken in a creamy sauce all baked inside a flaky pie crust!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 slices
Author Holly


  • 1 large baking potato diced, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 onion diced
  • cup butter
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 ½ cups frozen mixed vegetables defrosted
  • 3 cups cooked chicken
  • 2 refrigerated pie crusts uncooked


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Add potato, to a small saucepan, fill with water and boil until tender.
  • Cook onion in butter until tender. Add seasonings and flour. Cook 2-3 minutes.
  • Add broth and milk and cook until thick and bubbly. Stir in chicken, frozen vegetables, and potatoes.
  • Unroll the first pie crust and line a deep dish pie plate. Fill with chicken pot pie filling and top with second crust.
  • Seal the edges and cut slits to allow steam to escape. Bake 30-35 minutes or until hot and bubbly and crust is golden.
  • Rest 15 minutes before serving.


  • Use fresh or frozen veggies of your choice. Try adding broccoli, asparagus or green beans for a different flavor. 
  • You can use a premade crust (any brand will do) or make your own.  
  • Letting the chicken pot pie rest before serving allows the filling to set and for the pie to stay intact when slicing and serving. 
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 502mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2675IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2.6mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American

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  1. Could I double this & use a 13 X 9 dish instead? What about the 2 crusts? Would I need 4?
    Thank you, hoping to make this for Thanksgiving.

    1. Hi Melissa, I have only made this recipe as listed but it should work. I would make a homemade pie crust and roll it to size to fit your casserole dish. You will have to let us know how it turns out!

  2. 5 stars
    This was delicious! I made it tonight with gluten free flour and pie crusts. Definitely will be making again!

  3. This sounds really good. Mine is very similar. But before putting the pie crust on top, I roll some celery seed into the pie crust. It makes it a little more savory.