Chicken Pot Pie

photo 31 e1416895929749 Chicken Pot PieOne of my hubby’s favorite meals in the universe is Pot Pie.  Reminds him of winter. He loves to ski. Pretty simple. I was happy to choose CHICKEN as my Sunday Clean Up ingredient and combine it with some amazingly delicious produce I picked up at the farmer’s market today.

Chicken Pot Pie

Perfect For: Lunch, Dinner, infants with no problem with basic purees and ready for something more, 7 months +

Time Required: 30 minutes – 5-10 minutes prep, 15-20 minutes cooking and 5 minutes pureeing

Servings: 5-6

Tools:

  • Sautee pan
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Cutting knife
  • Cutting board
  • Peeler
  • Beaba Babycook or Baby Cuisinart

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Food:

  • 1 tablespoon veggie oil (or as needed)
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large potato (I used a wonderfully fresh Bintje potato, great for steaming and pureeing), peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 pound chicken breast, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup chicken stock or water if the stock isn’t available (I used chicken stock today)
  • 1/2 cup peas (frozen are fine)

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Method:

  • Get out your sautee pan, put on medium heat, place oil in pan, add chopped onions and carrots
  • Once onions and carrots have softened, add chicken and sautee until brown then add potatoes
  • Cover with stock (or water), cover and let simmer for 15 minutes or so
  • Once the potatoes are soft, add peas
  • Let simmer about 5 minutes
  • Grab your Beaba or baby cuisinart and puree
  • Transfer to dish and serve

As always store what you are going to use within the next 3 days in the fridge. Any remainder should go in the freezer.  See GEAR section of this site for product recommendations.

Goodness Factor: Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium, Iron, Calcium, Protein, Folate

Happy Eating!

Cheers,

Marnie
Founder, Carrots Are Orange
Building and Creating Healthy Habits Early

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Marnie

Founder, Publisher, Writer & Editor at Carrots Are Orange, Inc.
Marnie began Carrots Are Orange in 2010 after the birth of her first son. Carrots Are Orange is a Montessori inspired learning and living blog for parents and educators. She hails from Maine, a wonderfully down to earth place to grow up. Marnie moved to the west coast in 1999, currently living east of Seattle with her husband and three young boys. She is pursuing Montessori certification. Her work has been featured on Apartment Therapy, PBS Kids, BabyCenter, the Melissa & Doug blog, and WhattoExpect.com.
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