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Chicken pot pie casserole

November 12, 2015

Chilly fall days (with winter lurking) calls for comfort food.. and casserole are great for that! This chicken pot pie recipe is really easy to put together and sure to be a hit. The pillsbury biscuits are a perfect topping and really make it filling and satisfying. It serves up 9 small portions at 5 freestyle smart points.


4.9 from 7 reviews
Chicken pot pie casserole
Recipe type: Main meals
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Serves: 9
5 SP blue, green & purple/4pp per serving
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1.5 cups fresh chopped broccoli
  • 3 Tbsp reduced fat margarine
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 1⅓ cups milk (I used 1%)
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1-284ml can low fat cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked and cubed chicken (about 12oz)
  • 1-7.5oz package pillsbury biscuits (in the 4 value pack)
  1. Chop your carrots and place in a microwave safe bowl, add 1 Tbsp water and cover with saran wrap, poke a small hole to vent. Place in microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a large pan on med-low, add carrots, broccoli and onions and let cook for 7-10 minutes, stirring often. Remove from stove and place in a bowl with your cubed chicken.
  3. Preheat oven to 400F, spray a 9x13 casserole dish and set aside.
  4. Using the same pan you used for your vegetables melt your margarine over med-low heat. Stir in your flour and then whisk in your milk. Let simmer for 5 minutes, add your parsley and salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Stir in your can of soup and your chicken broth and simmer another 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in your vegetables and chicken and mix well.
  7. Pour mixture into your casserole dish and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and place 9 (of your 10) biscuits on top (raw biscuits) you will have 1 extra. Return to oven for 12 minutes, until biscuits are a golden color. Let cool for 5 minutes. Makes 9 servings.
  9. *note, you can add some peas and lower the broccoli or carrots if you wish.
SP blue, green & purple- 5 using WW recipe builder
Points plus- 4 using PP calculator
Nutritional info (adapted from my fitness pal) Per serving (incl vegetables) Calories 191... Fat 6.7g... Saturated fat 1.4g... Carbohydrates 21.2g... Fiber 1.7g... Sugars 4.8g... Protein 12.2g using My Fitness Pal








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    Reply Terry November 15, 2015 at 3:44 pm

    I think I could just leave off the biscuits and have a chunky chicken soup! Love love love your blog!!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 15, 2015 at 7:55 pm

      Thank you… and yes that would work ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Sandra November 16, 2015 at 12:44 am

    Home Run!!! Made this tonight everyone loved it!!!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 16, 2015 at 8:01 pm

      Awesome!! Thank you for sharing, and so happy everyone enjoyed them.. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Alison January 25, 2016 at 12:59 am

    Made this tonight. My boyfriend took one bite and said “you can make this one again whenever you want!” I’d call that a success.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 25, 2016 at 5:40 pm

      Ha.. Thanks for sharing that Alison. Glad it was BF approved!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Laurie February 10, 2016 at 12:48 am

    I just made this tonight!! It was one of the best pot pies i have had! I have 4 boys ages 8-14 and they all loved it!! Next time i will be doubling the recipe cause everyone wanted more!!!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 10, 2016 at 11:41 pm

      Oh that is so awesome to hear, nothing like satisfying teenage boys who love to eat ๐Ÿ˜‰ Glad it was approved by everyone!

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    Reply Sarah February 28, 2016 at 9:52 pm

    I know you said 9 portions do you know approximately how much a serving is? It is a little hard to accurately scoop a portion when the mixture moves lol

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 29, 2016 at 5:05 pm

      Yeah I hear you but I just based it of the biscuits and try to scoop the portion surrounding it. I did not weigh it out sorry.

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        Reply Lynda Wark February 3, 2017 at 11:02 am

        If you are a WeightWatcher Member as I am…I would have only 1cup plus one biscuit

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          Reply Drizzle February 3, 2017 at 4:55 pm

          I am a lifetime WW member and have been for 20 years, everyone eats differently, I don’t think its fair to say what one should or shouldn’t have as a serving based on if they are a member or not ๐Ÿ˜‰ people get all different point ranges, some may need 2 servings as they have more points to spare, so everyone’s journey is different ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Alyssa May 30, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    Everything in me is against margarine. Any other sub that’s not butter?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle May 31, 2016 at 3:39 pm

      Sure, you can use butter, It really won’t affect points overall much

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    Reply Nicole Seeley October 18, 2016 at 6:12 pm

    I’m slightly confused. You have this recipe at 5sp per serving, 9 servings but when I put it into the points calculator as you have it, it comes out with 8sp. Any idea where the discrepancy would be??? I saw your note about the veggies so even when I didn’t include those it still came out at 8sp. Great meal but I love it even more at 5sp LOL… Thanks for any thoughts you have!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle October 19, 2016 at 1:32 pm

      Hi Nicole, please note that products vary and what I use and you use might be different, I am in Canada and if your in the U.S and use a different brand of something it can throw off the points, did you use the small biscuits (that come in the 4 value pack, 7.5oz pack, and only 9 of them not 10) the soup could be a different brand or the margarine.. I use my fitness pal and input all my ingredients that match exactly to what I used to get my nutritional info, I also do the math in my head and figure SP value for each item and add up then divide by my yield..

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    Reply Rhonda December 21, 2016 at 4:55 pm

    This meal is amazing. I have made it dozens of times my one year old loves it. I have started to use fat reduced crescent rolls unrolled over the whole dish. I’ve also just had the filling as a soup before.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 22, 2016 at 3:39 pm

      Hi Rhonda, that is great to hear, glad your all enjoying it, I like the idea of the crescent rolls ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Emily March 5, 2017 at 8:37 pm

    I made this for supper tonight. It tasted amazing!!!!!!! Will definitely be making this again.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 6, 2017 at 12:13 pm

      So glad you enjoyed it Emily ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Jessica March 17, 2017 at 3:09 pm

    Can you make this in a muffin tin to help with portion size?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 19, 2017 at 2:37 pm

      Hi Jessica, I would think so, that’s a great idea ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply JoAnne July 2, 2017 at 6:39 pm

    I find the biscuit a bit doughy on the bottom if cooked with the chicken mix so I bake the biscuits separate and put it on just before serving. It is delicious!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle July 5, 2017 at 10:23 pm

      Good tip, thanks Joanne ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Donna August 27, 2017 at 6:46 pm

    Kate, I love this recipe and this is the absolute best chicken pot pie I’ve ever had. My husband said it’s good and he likes it. Rarely does he say that about anything I cook! Thank you for sharing the recipe. Do you think it would be a good bubble up recipe? I was thinking about cutting up the biscuits as in a bubble up but wonder if there is too much soup base for the biscuits to cook up. What do you think?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm

      Hi Donna, so glad you both enjoyed it, I am not too sure about the bubble up, it may be too much liquid for that but you can try ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Brandi February 24, 2018 at 4:41 pm

    Loved this recipe and so did my husband! Have you ever substituted almond milk for the 1% milk or would it throw off the consistency and not form the gravy?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 26, 2018 at 8:10 pm

      HI Brandi, so glad you both enjoyed it, I think the almond milk would work fine ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Dwm5003 April 24, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    I made this with leftover turkey and it was so good! Thank you so much. I love your recipes and this one is definitely a keeper!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 26, 2018 at 1:43 pm

      You are very welcome, love the turkey idea ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Laurie L January 3, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    I made this tonight. We loved it! Thank you for sharing this re ipr

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 4, 2019 at 10:15 pm

      Hi Laurie, you are very welcome, so glad you enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Laura M January 29, 2019 at 10:23 pm

    Made this last night, made a couple of variations, i had shredded chicken in the freezer, just thawed it for the recipe. Substituted frozen mixed vegetables for the recipe veggies, just popped them in tge microwave with the onion to cook, added thawed chicken and veggies to sauce. Used frozen biscuits, slightly thawed, than cut them to make them thinner, let me top tge whole pan, like a crust. Was yummy, ans hubby loved! Win!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 5, 2019 at 3:34 pm

      Hi Laura, so glad you both enjoyed it, thanks for sharing your tips ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Susan April 2, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    I made this and loved it! My husband did as well. However When I put in the ingredients with points into WW I couldn’t get it any lower than 6 pts a serving. I used the exact same products too.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 3, 2019 at 10:29 am

      Hi Susan.. I just looked back in my App to find the recipe when I built it, I did notice a few errors but it brought it to 5SP per serving which I am going to update now, you only ebtered 9 biscuits and not the full pack right? If you want to email me to go over it feel free [email protected]

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    Reply Michelle October 12, 2019 at 11:12 am

    I really want to try this and trying to find the right cream of chicken soup to use since the one you use is different than what we have in the stores. Can I use a condensed cream of chicken soup and if so do I need to add extra water?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle October 12, 2019 at 2:11 pm

      Hi Michelle, the one I use is a condensed so no need to add water .. there is a picture of the one I use in my post ๐Ÿ™‚

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        Reply Michelle October 13, 2019 at 11:46 am

        Thank you! I am very excited to try this recipe!

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    Reply Felicia April 25, 2020 at 11:46 am

    This was amazeballs!! I had a and of frozen peas and carrots so I used that instead of fresh and I cooked boneless skinless chicken thighs. I also used crescent roll sheet instead of biscuits. My husband devoured it and my super picky 19 yo daughter who prefers Chic Fil A over home cooked said it was delicious and wanted more! Thank you for this!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 27, 2020 at 8:49 pm

      Hi Felicia, yay I love that everyone enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚ I have a picky 17 yr old and she lives of fast food so I get it lol, glad she enjoyed it

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