Hearty Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie Casserole


Embrace the ultimate comfort food with our Hearty Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie Casserole. This dish is a delightful twist on the classic chicken pot pie, featuring tender chunks of chicken and a medley of vegetables enveloped in a creamy sauce and topped with a flaky, golden crust. It's a perfect blend of homestyle goodness and heartwarming flavors that's sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any family dinner or gathering.

Hearty Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: 1 portion

Nutritional Profile (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 450 kcal
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 550mg
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 5g


  • Chicken breast, cooked and diced: 500g (1.1 pounds / 17.6 ounces)
  • Mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn): 300g (10.6 ounces / 0.66 pounds)
  • Onion, chopped: 100g (3.5 ounces / 0.22 pounds)
  • Garlic, minced: 10g (0.35 ounces / 0.02 pounds)
  • Chicken broth: 480ml (16 ounces / 1 pound)
  • Heavy cream: 120ml (4 ounces / 0.25 pounds)
  • All-purpose flour: 60g (2.1 ounces / 0.13 pounds)
  • Unsalted butter: 60g (2.1 ounces / 0.13 pounds)
  • Ready-made pie crust or puff pastry: 1 sheet
  • Salt and pepper: to taste
  • Fresh thyme: for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare the Filling: In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, cook until translucent. Stir in flour and cook for a minute. Gradually add chicken broth and heavy cream, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens.
  3. Combine Ingredients: Add cooked chicken, mixed vegetables, salt, and pepper to the sauce. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Assemble the Casserole: Transfer the filling to a baking dish. Cover with the pie crust or puff pastry, trimming any excess. Make slits in the crust for steam to escape.
  5. Bake: Bake for 30 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
  6. Serve: Let cool slightly before serving. Garnish with fresh thyme.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Chicken Preparation: Use leftover roasted chicken for added flavor.
  • Vegetable Variety: Feel free to use your favorite combination of vegetables.
  • Crust Perfection: Ensure the crust is properly sealed around the edges to prevent filling from spilling out.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this vegetarian?

Yes, substitute chicken with additional vegetables or a plant-based protein.

Can I prepare this in advance?

Assemble the casserole in advance and bake when ready to serve.

How do I store and reheat leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the fridge and reheat in the oven.

Can I use homemade pie crust?

Absolutely, a homemade crust adds a special touch.