Fresh veggies, rotisserie chicken, fluffy buttermilk biscuits… does it get any better? Yes! When you make a creamy, luxurious mushroom-sage olive oil béchamel sauce to blanket all of that goodness, it gets a whole lot better. You’ll love this recipe! It’s pretty easy and quick for making the biscuits yourself!
Ingredients for the Pot Pie:
- 2 cups sliced carrots, diced
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 1 large yellow onion, diced
- 1/2 cup peas
- 1 cup yellow potatoes, diced and microwaved for 3 minutes (covered)
- 2 cups cooked, rotisserie chicken (diced, skinless)
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/3 cup Fresh Harvest Mushroom & Sage olive oil
- 3 cups chicken stock or broth
- 1 cup heavy cream or milk
- 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
- salt and pepper to taste
Grease a 13″ x 9″ baking pan or casserole. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
Heat a large, heavy bottom pot over medium heat. Add the olive oil, celery, onions, and carrots. Saute for 5 minutes until carrots are just tender. Add the flour and stir thoroughly so no dry spots remain. Whisking constantly, add the chicken stock to the flour and vegetables. Bring to a simmer stirring constantly until thickened. Add the cream and continue simmering and stirring for a couple of minutes. Check and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Add the potatoes, cooked chicken, peas, and thyme. Scrape the filling into the casserole pan and set aside to cool slightly while you make the biscuits.
Ingredients for the Buttermilk Biscuits:
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 stick chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup Fresh Harvest butter olive oil
In the bowl of a food processor add all of the dry ingredients and pulse. Add the chilled butter and pulse a few times to incorporate and create small pea sized lumps of butter. Add the butter olive oil to the buttermilk and pour over the dry ingredients. Pulse a few more times until a loose, moist dough forms.
Roll out the dough to 1″ thickness and cut out biscuits 2″ in diameter. Place the biscuits on top of the pot pie filling about 1″ apart. Brush with additional buttermilk and bake for 25 minutes until biscuits are fluffy and golden. Assemble and serve. Serves 6-8.