Easy Chicken Pot Pie | Freezer to Crock Pot Meal | Chicken Recipe| Comfort Food Made Simple | Meal Planning

It’s no secret that we LOVE quick & easy freezer meals around here, especially ones that use budget-friendly ingredients! Believe it or not, this tender, juicy, flavor-packed Chicken Pot Pie is a winner. It’s uses mostly basic ingredients, whips up in minutes, then goes straight from the freezer to the crockpot to the table, all while tasting like you spent hours slaving away in the kitchen!

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To make it as part of a freezer cooking day, just split the sauce & chicken into multiple bags, then throw it right into the freezer–no cooking required!

To make this even easier we used a rotisserie chicken. But you can use any type of chicken you have on hand.

Assemble your ingredients for this yummy dinner, onion, carrots, celery, salt, pepper, chicken stock, chopped rotisserie chicken, bag of mixed vegetables, cream of chicken soup and refrigerated crescents.

Here is what you need:

1 small onion, diced
1 bag carrots, chopped
2-3 stalks celery, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
6 cups chicken stock
3-4 cups chopped chicken (from a rotisserie chicken)
2 16 0z bags mixed vegetables
1 container homemade cream of chicken soup (cooking day only)
1 container refrigerated crescents (cooking day only)

Chop rotisserie chicken and place in bowl.

Step 1: Chop Rotisserie chicken and set aside.

Dice onion, carrots and celery and set aside.

Step 2: Dice onion, carrots and celery and set aside.

In a large bowl mix together onions, carrots, celery and mixed veggies then add chicken stock, slat and pepper

Step 3: In a large bowl; mix together onions, carrots, celery and mixed veggies then add chicken stock, slat and pepper.

Divide chicken, stock and veggie mixture into 2 gallon size freezer bags

Step 4: Divide chicken into 2 gallon size freezer bags ( be sure to label bags first.) Then add stock and veggie mixture over top chicken .

Cook frozen mixture in crockpot

Step 5: Thaw if frozen; cook in crockpot on low for 4-6 hours or high for 3-4 hours; until chicken is cooked. (Note-don’t worry if your chicken isn’t all the way thawed. It can also cook from frozen, it might just take a little longer.)

Add container of homemade cream of chicken soup to mixture in crockpot

Step 6: Once you are ready to serve the pot pie, add your container of homemade cream of chicken soup to crockpot, stir and make sure crockpot is on high. Your pot pie mixture will thicken as it cooks.

Unroll refrigerated crescents onto baking sheet

Step 7: Once the potpie has thickened, preheat oven according to package on crescent package. Then unroll and cut triangle shapes in half. Bake until golden brown.

Serve pot pie mixture in bowl with baked crescents on top

Step 8: Scoop pot pie mixture into bowls and place cooked crescent triangle over top of pot pie.

Craving comfort food without all the effort?  This oh-so-yummy one-dish meal comes together literally in just a few minutes using pantry staples and rotisserie chicken, then goes straight from the freezer to the crockpot for busy weeknights.  The ultimate home-cooked meal just got better!

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

This classic dish comes together so easy and tastes amazing!!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Chicken Pot Pie
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 bag carrots chopped
  • 2-3 stalks celery chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 3-4 cups diced chicken from a rotisserie chicken
  • 2 160 z bags mixed vegetables)
  • 1 container homemade cream of chicken soup cooking day only
  • 1 container refrigerated crescents cooking day only

Instructions

  1. Chop Rotisserie chicken and set aside
  2. Dice onion, carrots and celery and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl; mix together onions, carrots, celery  and mixed veggies then add chicken stock, salt and pepper.
  4. Divide chicken into 2 gallon size freezer bags ( be sure to label bags first.) Then add stock and veggie mixture over top chicken .
  5. Thaw if frozen; cook in crockpot on low for 4-6 hours or high for 3-4 hours; until chicken is cooked. (Note-don't worry if your chicken isn't all the way thawed.  It can also cook from frozen, it might just take a little longer.)
  6. Once you are ready to serve the pot pie, add your container of homemade cream of chicken soup to crockpot, stir and make sure crockpot is on high. Your pot pie mixture will thicken as it cooks.
  7. Once the potpie has thickened, preheat oven according to package on crescent package. Then unroll and cut triangle shapes in half. Bake until golden brown.
  8. Scoop pot pie mixture into bowls and place cooked crescent triangle over top of pot pie.

Craving comfort food without all the effort? This oh-so-yummy one-dish meal comes together literally in just a few minutes using pantry staples and rotisserie chicken, then goes straight from the freezer to the crockpot for busy weeknights. The ultimate home-cooked meal just got better!

 

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