Chicken pot pies are the homiest and most comforting of lunch or supper entrées. Here, we’ve combined plump pieces of juicy poached chicken with cremini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, and peas, and baked them under a flaky, buttery pastry lid. Serve with something simple and tangy, like this Butter Lettuce and Pumpkin Seed Salad.
Game plan: You can make the dough and refrigerate it for up to 1 day, or store it in the freezer for up to a month (transfer it to the fridge for thawing the day before you plan to make the pot pies).
To make the filling:
To assemble and bake: