Biscuit Topped Chicken Pot Pie

Number of Servings: 
6
Yield: 
Servings
Prep Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ingredients: 

Filling:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 carrots (sliced)
2 cup mushrooms, quartered
1 onion, small (chopped)
1/2 teaspoon each dried tarragon, salt and pepper
75 milliliter all purpose flour (1/3 cup)
1 3/4 cup each milk and sodium-reduced chicken stock
2 cup green beans (cut, 2-inch/5cm lengths)
3 cup cooked chicken (shredded)
1 teaspoon dijon mustard

Topping:
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
75 milliliter cold butter, cubed (1/3 c)
150 milliliter milk (2/3 c)

Instructions: 

Chicken Mixture:

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute carrots, mushrooms, onions, tarragon, salt & pepper until onion is softened - about 8 minutes.
Add flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Gradually whisk in milk & stock; bring to a boil, stirring.
Add beans.
Reduce heat & simmer, stirring often, until thick enough to coat back of spoon, about 6 minutes.
Stir in chicken and mustard.
Spoon into round 8-cup (2L) baking dish; set aside.

(Make-ahead directions: Let cool for 30minutes, refrigerate, uncovered, until cold. Cover & refrigerate for up to 2 days, rewarm in microwave to continue).

Biscuit Topping:

In food processor, pulse together flour, baking powder and salt; pulse in butter until crumbly.
Drizzle in milk, pulsing just until soft sticky dough forms.
Turn out onto floured surface; knead 10 times or until smooth.
Pat out to fit top of baking dish.
Cut into 8 wedges; arrange over chicken mixture.
Bake on rimmed baking sheet in 400F (200C) oven until biscuits are golden and no longer doughy on bottom, about 40 minutes.

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