Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie

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Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie is a comfort food dinner among the best of comfort food dinners. When you make this kind of meal for the family, every one comes running to the table for dinner. And they will, doubly so, when they smell this meal cooking all day long in your crock pot. This dish is surprisingly easy because of the use of canned soup for seasoning and the sauce along with frozen veggies that help you to save time chopping and cutting. And frozen veggies are almost as nutritionally good as fresh ones, so you can rest easy using these veggies in this dish and any others where you might want them.

Chicken is a great meat that is rich with protein. An average portion of about four ounces has about 124 calories with only 13 of those calories from fat. Total fat makes up about two percent of the total calories in the chicken. About three percent is the sodium and about 22 percent is cholesterol. So chicken is a somewhat high cholesterol food. Chicken contains no dietary fiber, but it does contain a lot of protein, about 26.1 grams in four ounces. Chicken also has calcium, about 12.4 milligrams in this serving size. There is lots of potassium, about 288 milligrams in this serving size. So chicken is a good source of nutrition, has a mild flavor, and is generally liked by most people. So this dish will have plenty of good nutrition in it by virtue of the chicken. The recipe calls for frozen chicken breasts, but feel free to use the dark meat, that is, the thighs and legs. They can often cost a lot less, and, although they may take a bit of time to become used to the slightly stronger flavor, dark meat is also more tender and juicier than the white meat. Generally, chicken has no saturated fat, no sugar and is very high in niacin and phosphorous. As well, it is very high in selenium and vitamins B6 and B12. These are all very important nutrients that contribute to our good health.

This yummy chicken recipe is easily made up in the crock pot, which cooks meat wonderfully tender and juicy. Here, you make up different parts of the dish at different times, allowing the chicken and the rest of the ingredients time to come together with their flavors and juices. So this dish will be really flavorful.

Nutrition Facts for: Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie From The Country Cook
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, dried minced onion, poultry seasoning, salt, pepper, cream of chicken soup, russet potatoes, peas, carrots, heavy cream, biscuits.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 519, Calories from Fat 152, Total Fat 16.9g 26%, Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%, Cholesterol 88mg 29%, Sodium 1488mg 62%, Potassium 1349mg 39%, Carbohydrates 56.8g 19%, Dietary Fiber 7.8g 31%, Sugars 7.0gProtein 34.6g, Vitamin A 104%, Vitamin C 97%, Calcium 8%, Iron 26%

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