Saturday, July 13, 2013

Fast and Easy Chicken Pot Pie

As a working mom, it's hard to slave over the stove to provide your kids with a healthy meal. So, when I find a good recipe that is fast and slightly nutritious, I am more than willing to share. I found this recipe on the back of a Philadelphia Cream Cheese Savory Garlic tub and have been smitten ever since.

It's super easy.  I use about a pound of chicken breast tenderloins, but it's really your preference. You can use the whole breast or any other piece. The sauce is so good that it works for just about about anything. I chop, season and saute the chicken in about a tablespoon of vegetable oil.  Once browned, I add frozen peas and carrots. You can also use mixed vegetables for a little more variety if you like. Once the veggies are heated through, add the tub of Philadelphia Cream Cheese with Savory Garlic and heat until bubbly.  Pour the mixture into a deep dish pie crust and then cover with pre-made pie crust dough.  I trim the edges, pinch the two pie crusts together and score the middle.  If you're really an overachiever, you can put some egg wash on it to make it brown and pretty.  But it is delicious..and most of the all, the kids like it.  Serve with a little fruit, and you have all of the major food groups covered.  Try it and let me know what you think.