Easy Chicken Pot Pie

This is a easy chicken pot pie recipe is a great meal to prepare and leftovers keep well.  Our children love this recipe and will help us put it together.  It uses Campbell’s cream of chicken soup and Veg-all.  This easy chicken pot pie takes about an hour from start to finish.  During the summer months we grill extra chicken which speeds up the recipe.  Feel free to add different spices to your taste.  Enjoy!

easy chicken pot pie

easy chicken pot pie

easy chicken pot pie

easy chicken pot pie

 

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients

  • I pound of boneless chicken breast
  • 1 can of Veg-all
  • 1 can Campbell’s cream of chicken soup
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sat
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Pillsbury deep dish pie crust (one thawed and one frozen)

Instructions

  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add cream of chicken soup, veg-all and spices. Mix well.
  3. Pat chicken breast dry and then sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a pan add olive oil to medium heat. Once oil is heated add chicken breast. Cook chicken until no longer pink. Remove chicken from pan and shred or slice into small pieces (we shred ours).
  4. Add shredded to soup mixture and stir well.
  5. Add chicken mixture to the frozen pie crust and spread evenly.
  6. Carefully remove thawed pie shell from its pan and place on the top of the mixture. Press edges together. Use a fork to poke a few holes in the top crust.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes, crust should be slightly browned.
  8. Let cool for about 5 minutes. Slice and serve. Enjoy!
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Brown Sugar Italian Pork Chops

This Brown Sugar Italian Pork Chops recipe is simple and only takes three ingredients.  The combination of brown sugar and the Good Seasons Italian dressing make this a great change of pace in a busy week.  The prep is simple and can be done in the amount of time it takes for the oven to preheat.  After a full day at work followed by soccer and gymnastics these type of quick and easy meals are a must for our family.

brown sugar Italian pork chops

Quick Easy Brown Sugar Italian pork chops

 

Brown Sugar Italian Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 4-6 boneless pork chops
  • 1-package Good Seasons Italian Dressing .7 ounce package
  • ½ cup brown sugar (we use light brown sugar)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line a baking pan with aluminum foil.
  3. Combine the brown sugar and Italian dressing mix. Stir together well.
  4. Coat both sides of each pork chop with mixture.
  5. Place pork chops in pan. Cover the pork chops with any remaining mixture.
  6. Bake pork chops for 25 minutes, and then broil pork chops for about 2 minutes until sugar caramelizes.
  7. Serve with your favorite sides. Enjoy!
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Rotel Cheese Dip

This Rotel Dip is a family favorite for parties and sporting events.  Our kids love this recipe and help us put it together on game days. Whether your watching football, basketball or hockey this snack will be a hit.  This Rotel Cheese Dip only has three ingredients, Velveeta, Rotel, and sausage.  Add tortilla chips and you are ready! This recipe can be altered if you like a little more heat by using a spicy Velveeta or Rotel.  Enjoy!

 

Rotel Cheese Dip

 

Rotel Cheese Dip

Ingredients

  • 1lb Velveeta Cheese
  • 1 10oz can of Mild Rotel
  • 1lb mild sausage
  • Tortilla Chips

Instructions

  1. Cut Velveeta into small cubes.
  2. Brown sausage, drain and set aside.
  3. In a sauce pan place Rotel and warm on low medium heat.
  4. Add half of Velveeta cheese to sauce pan with Rotel and cover.
  5. Stir as cheese begins to melt. Add rest of Velveeta. Stir as cheese melts.
  6. Add sausage to the cheese mixture. Stir and allow to simmer on low heat. Be careful not to burn cheese on the bottom of the sauce pan.
  7. Remove from heat and pour mixture into a bowl.
  8. Serve with tortilla chips
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Herb Chicken

Here is an Herb Chicken recipe that was a great change of pace at our house.  We gave this a try on one of our not so busy nights.  Turns our it  was easier and quicker than we thought.  The dish can be done in one pan but I like to allow the chicken to cook in the oven while I work on the sauce.  Our kids really enjoyed this Herb Chicken and I know it will become a regular.  Enjoy!

Herb Chicken

 

Herb Chicken

Ingredients

    Ingredients
  • 1lb boneless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon parsley (fresh chopped preferred)
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sauce ingredients
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon parsley (fresh chopped parsley)
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water mix until smooth

Instructions

  1. Pat chicken breast dry. Coat chicken with onion powder and herbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil in a large pan or skillet. Over medium-high heat cook chicken breasts for 5-7 minutes on each side. Remove chicken breast from pan and place in a small baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
  3. In the large pan add another 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Sauté garlic with parsley, thyme, and rosemary for about one minute.
  4. Stir in milk: season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Bring this mixture to a easy boil. Next add the cornstarch and water mixture. Stir until the sauce has thickened. Reduce heat to low and stir as sauce thickens.
  6. Add chicken breast back to pan. Spoon sauce over chicken and allow to simmer for 3-4 minutes. Add more of the herbs if desired. Plate chicken breast and spoon sauce over chicken. Enjoy!
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