Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Mom's Pot Pie

Sallie E.

Makes 9 servings

1/3 cup butter softened
1/3 cup flour (all-purpose)
1/2 cup onion finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 1/3 cups chicken broth
2/3 cup milk
1 pound turkey cubed
1 cup mixed vegetables, frozen, cooked
2 cups flour (all-purpose)
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shortening softened
2 tablespoons ice water more or less as needed

In large sauce pan melt butter and saute onion.
Add flour, salt and pepper. Cook for 1-2 mins to take raw
flour taste out. Do not brown flour.
Add broth and milk. Whisk until thickened.
Add turkey and veggies. Stir to heat thru.
Set filling aside to make crust.
Sift flour and salt together.
Work shortening through flour until small pieces.
Add ice water a small amount at a time, until dough comes
Roll dough for a 9x9 baking dish.
Trim off excess dough.
Pour in pot pie filling.
Decorate with remaining dough scraps.
Bake at 425 degrees for 35 mins.

Notes for recipe:
You can add thinned out gravy in place of broth.

If you have left over ham, chicken or roast use in place of turkey.
If using ham or roast use beef or veggie broth in place of chicken broth.

Use any left over veggies from dinner.

Add 1 C. frozen hash brown cubes to filling.

You can also put left over dressing into filling mix.

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