Foodie Friday! Vegetable Pot Pie

I have a confession.  I have not tried this recipe yet.  Or I should say I haven’t tried this form of it yet.  Ya’ll are witnessing an experiment of sorts.

When I was an omnivore, one of my family’s favorite dishes was my chicken pot pie.  I started thinking about how easily this could be made vegan and will try it this weekend.  Here’s the recipe with my anticipated changes.

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Vegetable Pot Pie


1 ready-made vegan pie crust (you can find these at Wegmans)


1/3 C. Earth Balance
1/3 C. chopped onion
1 C. sliced mushrooms
1/3 C. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 C. vegetable broth
2/3 C. non-dairy milk
3 C. frozen vegetables, thawed

1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.  Prepare pie crusts as directed on package for two-crust pie using a 9″ pie plate.

2.  Melt Earth Balance over medium heat in a medium saucepan.  Add onions and mushrooms and cook until tender.  Add flour, salt and pepper; stir until well blended.  Gradually stir in broth and milk, cooking and stirring until bubbly and thickened.

3.  Add mixed vegetables; mix well.  Remove from heat.  Spoon mixture into crust lined pan.  Top with second crust; seal edges and flute.  Cut slits in several places on top crust.

4.  Bake for 30-45 minutes or until golden brown.  Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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