A Vegan Pot Pie Competition Part 2

Today is day two of sharing the recipes from our pot pie competition. Today I share the veganaut’s recipe. I mentioned our cook-off became a little collaborative, and this is an example of why. I actually looked up a “best chicken pot pie recipe” on google and took a completely non-vegan recipe to use, then read it off to the veganaut helping him veganize it as he cooked, so we really kind of worked on this together.

Ingredients:

  • pre-made pie crust (the recipe makes enough for two of these)

    photo 2

    this shows a piece of each type but the pie at 6 o’clock is the traditional one in this blog

  • one package of chickenless strips from TJs
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 peeled and diced russet potatoes
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cups veggie broth
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Mix the chick’n, carrots, peas, potatoes, and onions in a large soup pot. Add 2 cups of veggie broth and enough extra water to submerge the veggies. Cover and boil for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat, drain, and set aside.

In a saucepan on medium heat melt your margarine. Stir in the flour, pepper, salt, and celery seed. Then add the almond milk and remaining broth. Simmer until thick.

photo 3

the one on the right is this recipe

Fill your pie crusts with the veggie and chick’n mixture. Then top with the liquid mixture and it will soak in.

Make a pie crust to cover and cook at 425 for 30 minutes.

For the pie crust I will share that we made two types, and since we had two pies of each type (curry and regular) we used one of each for the two pot pies. So I will share the two recipes on both today’s recipe and tomorrow’s curry pot pie recipe.

Pie crust #1: mix 3 cups of flour with 1.5 cups of crisco and enough water to make doughy. Spread over pie.

Pie crust #2: mix 2.5 cups of flour with 1 cup Margarine and enough water to make doughy. Spread over pie.

Tune in tomorrow for the third and last recipe of our cook off: curry pot pie!

 

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