25+ Easy Pot Pie Recipes to Enjoy Tonight
Chicken pot pie may be the ultimate downhome food, but there's more to pot pie than just chicken and veggies. You might be tempted to reach for a frozen pie to pop in the oven, but there's no need. From cornbread-topped chili pot pie to a creamy crab version, we've served up plenty of ways to enjoy this classic dish. Roll up your sleeves, whip up one of these easy pot pies, and get ready to enjoy a comforting one-dish dinner.
Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms
We’ve combined one of our favorite comfort foods with our favorite kitchen staple: a skillet. This Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms is creamy and flavorful. The chicken starts out in the slow cooker allowing it to develop rich flavors. Don’t forget reserve the stock from the chicken. It is the perfect addition to the creamy sauce for the pot pie.
Best Damn Chicken Pot Pie
The name says it all—this pot pie is damn delicious! This crowd-winning chicken pot pie recipe comes from Julie Grimes’s $10 Dinners: Delicious Meals for a Family of 4 that Don't Break the Bank; grab a copy today for more budget-friendly recipes that taste like a million bucks.
Chicken Mushroom Potpie
This homey pie boasts creamy, savory sauce and refrigerated piecrust dough for convenience.
Shrimp Alfredo Pot Pie
Creamy, luscious, and very rich, this pot pie is super delicious and highly comforting. Store-bought Alfredo sauce makes prep a breeze.
Chili Potpie with Cheddar Biscuits
We thicken the chili slightly, stir in more fresh fall vegetables, and bake with a flaky cheddar biscuit topper for a fun, fast take on a classic potpie.
Supreme Pizza Pie
As it turns out, loading all of the cheesy supreme pizza goodness into a flaky crust makes for one supremely delicious pot pie.
Oyster-Bacon Pot Pie
On the fence about oysters? Consider this Chesapeake Bay-inspired number your gateway dish. This gussied-up riff features a golden puff pastry crown over a creamy, briny filling. You can also make this recipe in a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Seal puff pastry sheet over filling, brush with egg wash, and bake as directed.
Chicken Chili Pot Pie
This hearty and comforting chicken chili is made with poblano chiles and butternut squash. You can make individual servings in 10-ounce ramekins or one large pot pie using a 3-quart baking dish. Either way, everyone will love the puffed, cheesy cilantro-grits crust.
Three-Bean Cassoulet with Cornmeal Dumplings
Traditional cassoulets feature sausage, confit, and white beans slow-simmered for hours. This Southern-inspired twist calls for a mix of frozen lima beans, butter beans, and black-eyed peas and swaps the sausage for ham. Homemade cornmeal dumplings top it all off and turn this cassoulet into a bona fide pot pie.
Ham-and-Greens Pot Pie with Cornbread Crust
This homestyle pot pie is easy to prepare on busy weeknights, as it calls for pre-cooked ham and both frozen and canned veggies, meaning there is very little prep work to do. Once your filling is ready to go, simply pop it into a casserole dish, top with the cornmeal batter, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pies
These single-serving pot pies rely on refrigerated pie crusts for easy pastry prep. The hearty, creamy filling bakes between the flaky upper and lower crusts, making this recipe perfect for the crust lovers in the room.
Biscuit-Topped Chicken Potpie
A can of refrigerated biscuits might just make for the easiest pot pie topping ever. We love the fluffy deliciousness of the biscuit topping while still delivering a healthy meal the whole family will love.
Tamale Chicken Potpies
Pot pies go south of the border in these hearty meat-and-veggie pies for one. Top a blend of ground chicken, zucchini, corn, tomatoes, and green chiles with a simple cornmeal-and-cheese batter, then bake until golden brown.
Drop Biscuit Chicken Potpie
Buttery buttermilk biscuits make this family-style fave irresistible, and they couldn't be simpler to prepare, even for biscuit novices.
Creamy Seafood Pot Pie
Seafood makes an unbelievable, if uncommon, filling for a pot pie. Cod stars in this hearty dish, accompanied by sweet potatoes, leeks, green beans, and subtle seasonings.
Biscuit-topped Chicken Potpies
For a grown-up take on this childhood favorite, we dropped the traditional pastry crust in favor of a no-fuss biscuit topping, then added cremini mushrooms and fresh thyme to the filling for a little earthiness.
Pork Pot Pies with Corn Pudding Crust
This Southwestern-inspired pork pot pie features black beans, diced poblano chile peppers, pork tenderloin, onion, garlic, cumin, and oregano. It’s topped with a homemade corn pudding crust and garnished with fresh cilantro sprigs. Serve with your favorite salsa.
Chicken Potpie Empanadas
Try a new twist on classic chicken potpie by enjoying them in Spanish-style empanadas.
Skillet Chicken Pot Pie
This classic chicken pot pie cooks up nice and golden in a cast-iron skillet and is a wonderful way to use up leftover cooked chicken. Best of all, it calls for store-bought, refrigerated piecrusts, which saves precious time in the kitchen.
Chicken Potpie Skillet Pizza
Try this quick, playful spin to turn pizza night on its head—in a good way. You get all the creamy goodness of chicken potpie, in a fun, eat-with-your-hands way that kids will love. Grown-ups will dig it, too, especially if you offer hot sauce at the table. Cooking the pizza in a preheated cast-iron skillet makes the crust wonderfully crispy so that it doesn’t sog out when the creamy sauce goes on. Be sure to use only 10 ounces of dough (though you’ll likely have to purchase in a 1-pound or larger ball); save the remaining dough to make breadsticks the next night.
Crab Pot Pie
Stuff individual ramekins with a creamy filling made from lump crabmeat, frozen peas, fresh leeks, celery, carrots, and russet potatoes. Clam juice, lemon zest, seafood seasoning, salt, and ground red pepper give this pot pie its rich flavor.
Italian-Style Pizza Pot Pie
For a twist on traditional pizza, try this Italian-style pot pie featuring ground beef, Italian sausage, fresh veggies, pasta sauce, cheese, and Italian seasoning.
Pastry-Topped Chicken Potpie
Put the "pie" back in your potpie with this flaky lattice-weave crust that resembles a fruit pie. It's perfect for those who prefer the meat and veggie filling to a mouthful of pastry.
Turkey Pot Pie with Cranberry-Pecan Crusts
Give thanks with this turkey pot pie that’s perfect for the holidays! Toasted, chopped pecans and dried cranberries are folded into the piecrust topping.
Quick Chicken Potpie
Everyone loves chicken potpie, but it takes 2 hours to make. We've traded from-scratch pie dough for homemade croutons, creating a great potpie in half the time.
Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Puff Pastry
Treat the family to a classic dish reinvented in a skillet. A pretty patchwork pastry top gives this chicken pot pie a new look. To make the pastry squares, roll out one puff pastry sheet into a 12-inch square, then using a paring knife or kitchen shears to cut it into 16 3-inch squares. To save prep time, shred the chicken and chop the carrots and leek up to two days ahead. Cover and store in the refrigerator.