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Chicken Tater Tot Pie

Tater tots are more than just a side dish. Topped on chicken pot pie, they bring on the ultimate comfort.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and diced small
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Frozen tater tots

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. In a cast iron skillet on medium heat, add butter and onion. Stir for about 2 minutes and add the garlic and carrots. Allow to cook for about 5 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle in the flour and stir well to incorporate. Gradually stir in the chicken broth and milk. Allow the sauce to thicken.
  3. Stir in the chicken, peas, parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  4. Top the whole surface with frozen tater tots. Bake for about 35-40 minutes, or until the filling is bubbly and the tater tots are browned.