Low Fat Chicken Pie
|Title:||Low Fat Chicken Pie|
This pie is jammed with hearty goodness. Topped off with an innovative biscuit crust, this one's sure to please the whole clan!
1 cup chopped onions
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup low sodium, reduced fat chicken broth
1 1/2 cups peeled, cubed potatoes
1 1/2 cups chopped carrots
1 cup sliced green beans (cut into 1-inch pieces)
1 can (10 ounces) reduced fat Cream of Mushroom Soup
(Campbell's Healthy Request), undiluted
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (about 3/4 pound)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon each dried basil and ground thyme
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground sage
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup skim milk
Spray a large saucepan with nonstick spray. Add onions and garlic. Cook over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Add broth, potatoes, carrots, and beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Partially cover and simmer for 12 minutes. The potatoes should be slightly undercooked. Remove from heat.
In a small bowl, stir together mushroom soup and flour. Add to vegetables, along with chicken, parsley, basil, thyme, and pepper. Stir well. Pour into a medium casserole dish.
To prepare crust, combine flour, baking powder, sage, and salt in a large bowl. using a pastry blender, cut in butter or margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk. Form a ball with the dough. Add a bit more flour if dough is too sticky. Roll out on a floured surface to fit top of casserole. Place dough over chicken mixture. Prick several times with a fork. Bake at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes, until crust is golden brown. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: 355 calories, 11.2 g. fat; 34.4 g carbohydrate, 29.6 g protein, 918 mg sodium, 85 mg cholesterol