No One Makes This Better Than the Amish!

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In the quiet country lanes, nestled among rolling green hills, there’s more than just serenity to be found. The Amish are renowned for their simple living, plain dress, and reluctance to adopt many conveniences of modern technology, but that’s not all. The Amish have an illustrious legacy of absolutely out-of-this-world, hearty, delicious meals. 🥘 🍲

Among their many delectable dishes, one has earned a reputation that’s simply too good to ignore. It’s a classic, a showstopper, a must-have-on-Sundays kind of dish. None other than the humble, yet irresistibly delicious, Chicken Pot Pie. 🐔 🥧

The secret is in the simplicity

Like the Amish way of life, the secret of this dish is its simplicity. The Chicken Pot Pie is a testament to the fact that extraordinary flavors can be born from ordinary ingredients. The ingredients are straightforward – chicken, vegetables, flour, and butter. But when these ingredients come together, they create something that’s more than just a meal. It’s a symphony of taste. 🍗 🍲

Tip: Fresh ingredients are key to this recipe. Freshly butchered chicken and just-harvested vegetables will make all the difference.

The pie begins with a tender, flaky crust that melts in your mouth. Beneath this crusty wonder, a hot, savory filling of chicken and vegetables awaits, promising a taste that’s rich, wholesome, and immensely satisfying. And the golden crust, oh! It’s the perfect balance of flaky and tender, a crust that would make grandma proud. 👵 🥧

Cooked with love, served with joy

The Amish believe in community and togetherness. Every meal is a celebration, a time for families to gather around the table, share stories, create memories, and enjoy home-cooked food. The Chicken Pot Pie is a dish that embodies these sentiments, a dish that brings people together. 🥰 🎉

Tip: Allow the pie to rest for 10 minutes after it comes out of the oven. This will make slicing it a whole lot easier.

The Amish Chicken Pot Pie, a delight to cook, a joy to share, and a pleasure to eat. It truly is a dish where love meets joy meets deliciousness! 😋 🍽️

Amish Chicken Pot Pie

Course: DinnerCuisine: American


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The classic Chicken Pot Pie, as authentic as it can get, straight from the Amish kitchen.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces

  • 2 cups mixed vegetables

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine the flour and butter, mix until crumbly. Add cold water, knead into a dough and let it rest.
  • Cook the chicken pieces in broth until tender. Remove the chicken, let it cool, and shred it.
  • Add mixed vegetables to the broth and cook until tender.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Roll out the dough, line a pie dish, add the shredded chicken and vegetables. Pour over some broth, cover with the rest of the dough, make slits for steam to escape.
  • Bake for about 35-40 minutes, until the crust is golden brown.


  • The pie crust should be golden brown, if it’s browning too quickly, cover it with aluminum foil.
  • You can use any vegetables of your choice – peas, carrots, potatoes work great in this recipe.
  • Serve the pie hot for the best flavor experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I use store-bought pie crust for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use store-bought pie crust to save time, but making it from scratch adds an authentic touch to the dish.

Q: Can I use other meats instead of chicken?
A: Yes, this recipe is versatile. You can replace chicken with turkey, beef or even make a vegetarian version with tofu.

Q: Can this pie be frozen for later use?
A: Absolutely! Just make sure to thoroughly cool the pie before you freeze it. It can be frozen for up to 3 months.

Q: How do I reheat the frozen pie?
A: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and bake the pie for 20-30 minutes, or until heated through.

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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