Recipe: GF Chicken Pot Pie

Dear Reader,

[This is my entry for Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays. See all the recipes here.]

We start our migraine diet today. So far, so good . . . though we have only had breakfast.

I am getting a little more creative in my cooking. I made this gluten-free chicken pot-pie last week. It is what I would call a mock pot pie in that it has a biscuity layer on top rather than two pie crusts. The top layer seemed to absorb a lot of liquid from the chicken layer but the whole thing got eaten up in a meal so I guess it wasn’t too bad.

GF Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients:

Filling:

2 tbsp butter

1/4 c chopped onion

1/4 c chopped green pepper

1 c frozen veggies (I used peas; you could also do mixed veggies)

1 tsp salt

2 c cooked chicken (can you say leftovers?)

1 1/2 c milk

1 tbsp cornstarch

1 tsp thyme

Crust:

2 1/4 c gf flour mix*

1 tbsp baking powder

2 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp cream of tartar

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 c butter, melted

1 c milk

Directions:

1. Melt 2 tbsp butter for filling in a pan. Add onion and green pepper and saute until onion is clear (just a few minutes).

2. Add frozen veggies, cooked chicken, salt and 1 cup of milk. Heat until veggies are thawed and chicken is warm.

3. Mix cornstarch with remaining 1/2 c milk. Add to chicken and heat until boiling, stirring regularly. Reduce heat and continue to stir for 3 minutes or so until mixture thickens. Add thyme.

4. Pour chicken mixture in casserole dish. Preheat oven to 400.

5. Mix gf flour mix, powder, salt, sugar, and cream of tartar. Stir in melted butter and milk.

6. Taking big spoonfuls, place biscuit topping over chicken mixture.

7. Bake for 30 minutes until chicken is bubbly and topping just begins to brown (mine didn’t get very brown; I think that is the gf flour).

*GF flour: there are lots of recipes out there. I use 2 c white rice flour, 2/3 c potato starch, and 1/3 c tapioca starch.

The Chicken Mixture Cooking

The Finished Product

Advertisements

2 responses to this post.

  1. This looks really good! I’ve only ever tried making chicken pot pie from Elana Amsterdam’s Almond Flour cookbook and my husband always asks me to make it. Maybe I’ll try this next time!

    Reply

  2. […] Healthy Mama friendly (see this summary of what THM is). This is an adaptation of the chicken pot pie recipe I had been using for a while, now slightly changed to make it an E meal. This is actually half a […]

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Sabbath Mood Homeschool

Desiring That a Sabbath Mood Rest on Your Homeschool

dayuntoday

my musings, wise or otherwise

Festival Fete

locally grown art, food, and merriment

StrongHaven

A Literary Homestead

journey-and-destination

Blogging about education, theology, and more

Harmony Fine Arts

Blogging about education, theology, and more

The Common Room

....Blogging about cabbages and kings since 2005.

Sage Parnassus

Blogging about education, theology, and more

A peaceful day

Blogging about education, theology, and more

Living Charlotte Mason in California

Blogging about education, theology, and more

weeklywalrus

Weekly Walrus Whatevers

Creations by Maris

Craft Projects For all Ages

Fisher Academy International ~ Teaching Home

Blogging about education, theology, and more

Afterthoughts

Blogging about education, theology, and more

Leah's Bookshelf

Book Reviews You Can Trust

Duxbury Art Boosters

Supporting the visual arts in Duxbury Public Schools

Just Right Porridge

... you'll lick your bowl clean...