Ingredients

How to make it

  • Pastry:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour salt. Using a mixer or hand mix, cut in margarine or butter and shortening unitl mixture resembles coarse meal ( work quickly so the margarine or butter does not soften ). Sprinkle with ice water:
  • rapidly blend together with a fork. Gather the dough into a ball, then flatten into a circle. Wrap in foil: chill at least 3 hours or overnight.
  • For Filling:
  • Place chicken in water, bay leaf and garlic in a dutch oven. Bring to a boil: reduce heat and cook for 30-40 minutes or until chicken is tender. Remove and de-bone chicken: set aside. Skim fat form the stock. Add beans, carrots, potatoes and basil: cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Add mushrooms, peas, and tomatoes: cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Drain saving stock from vegetables set aside. Melt margarine or butter in a 4 quart pan. Whisk in flour and cook until bubbly: stir in 1 ½ cups of the reserved stock. In a small bowl, stir together cream and egg yolks. Whisk into the sauce: remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper. Gently fold in the reserved chicken and vegetables. At this time preheat oven at 425º. To assemble flowerpots, brush the outside of the pots with vegetable oil. Line each pot with a
  • 15” x 12” piece of foil: pressing the foil gently down into the pot and being careful not to tear it.
  • Fill each pot with about 1 ½ cups of filling: leaving about ½” head room: set aside. Roll pastry to 1/8” .thickness cut six 6” circles. Place one circle on each flowerpot, turn down edges and flute the ends. Cut three small steam holes in the center of each pastry. In a small bowl, lightly beat Glaze ingredients: bursh on top of each crust. Place flowerpots on a baking sheet. Bake at 425º for 30-35 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is hot and bubbly. Place one stick with a seed packet in each pot before serving.

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    " It was excellent "
    pinkpasta ate it and said...
    Oh cute! Recipe sounds delicious too...
    Five forks... Beautiful pic too!
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    " It was excellent "
    linebb956 ate it and said...
    That is just plain AWESOME.. And I have been looking for high calorie and carb meals for grandson who has been sick.. He loves pot pies.

    Very clever indeed! Worth a 10!
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    " It was excellent "
    ozsmom ate it and said...
    Gosh you are so clever & creative! What a great post!! 5 fork from me!
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  • spinach1948 8 years ago
    Thanks everyone.
    I try.

    Ed ( spinach1948 )
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    " It was excellent "
    peepers ate it and said...
    This is adorable and truly deserves a HIGH 5!!! Thanks for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    sunflower48386 ate it and said...
    This is just too cool. gotta make this. thanks loads. 5 forks:)
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  • a1patti 8 years ago
    MY grandchildren will love this! Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    dooley ate it and said...
    That's just cool! 5! Dooley
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    That is so cute!!! Mmmm
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