Chicken Pot Pie Topped with Mashed Potatoes



4 cups of diced, cooked chicken meat
5 large carrots
5 celery sticks
1/2 onion
1 potato (you could use more if you wish)
2 cans of cream of chicken soup
1 to 2 cups of mushrooms cleaned and sliced
1/2 cup of frozen peas
2 packages of pre-made mashed potatoes
1/2 to 3/4 soup can of milk
1 tbl butter
salt and pepper to taste
4 fresh sage leaves or dried
2 tbl parsley (dried)
1/2 tbl thyme


Place your meat into a large bowl, add the mushrooms and peas


Peel and slice your carrots, them microwave them for 4 minutes to get a head start on cooking them, then place into the bowl

Scrub your potato and microwave for 2 minutes, let cool, then dice into cubes and place into your bowl

Clean and slice your celery and dice your onion, then combine them in a non stick pan with a pat of butter and saute for 3-4 minutes, then add to the bowl

Add your soups, milk and spices, stir the entire mixture until well combined

Pour into a casserole

Using your pre-made mashed potatoes, layer on the top of the casserole and decorate as you wish

Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes, till bubbly

Serve with a green salad and you have a fabulous meal!