Aidells Chicken and Sausage Potpie 1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
Assemble this hearty main dish ahead of time and refrigerate. 2. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter
Just turn on the oven the moment you walk in the door and and sauté the onions until translucent, about
bake the pie while you serve hors d’oeuvres. Add the flour and cook, stirring, 3-4 minutes. Whisk in
the stock and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened,
1/4 cup butter about 4-5 minutes. Add vegetables, chicken and tarragon
2 onions, chopped or parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3. In a skillet over medium heat, sauté the sausages until
4 cups chicken stock lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Let cool, then cut
8 ounces asparagus tips into 1/2 -inch slices. Add to the filling, then divide the
8 ounces sliced green beans mixture between 2 deep-dish pie plates or 8 individual
8 ounces diced carrots
44. Roll and trim dough to about 1 inch larger than your
8 ounces button mushrooms, sliced pie plates (roll and cut out 8 circles of dough if using
4 cups cooked chicken chunks individual bowls). Transfer to the baking dishes or bowls,
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh tarragon or parsley fold the excess edges under and crimp, sealing the crust
Salt and freshly ground black pepper over the dish. Cut a few steam vents in the crust.
44 links Aidells Sausage (we recommend Chicken Apple Sausage,
25-30 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.
or Habanero & Green Chile Sausage for a spicier version) Allow to cool 10 minutes before serving. Makes 8 servings.
22 unbaked refrigerated piecrusts or 1 14-ounce package Note: Aidells sausage is made without binders, fillers
frozen puff pastry, thawed or MSG.
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