Jack-O-Lantern Pot Pie
Debbie Matenopoulos is preparing an original recipe from Shanti Hinojos using sweet potatoes.


  • 5T unsalted butter
  • 5T ap flour
  • 1 large onion, small dice
  • 3 medium carrots peeled, small dice
  • 3 medium stalks of celery, small dice
  • 2 medium red potatoes, small dice
  • 1-2 small sweet potatoes, peeled, small dice
  • 1/3 c peas
  • 1# chicken breasts, cut into 2x2” cubes
  • 3 c chicken stock or broth
  • 1 tsp chopped oregano
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp fresh black pepper
  • 1x box of premade pie dough, cut to fit bowl you are using (2 per package, two per dough)
  • 1 egg+ 1 Tb water (egg wash)

Jack-O-Lantern Pot Pie - Home & Family


1) Make a roux with the butter and flour. Add the mirepoix and
caramelize .

2) Add the two types of potatoes and saute.

3) Add chicken stock, chicken, peas, and the seasonings. Simmer until potatoes are soft and chicken is cooked through. Make a cornstarch slurry if not thick enough.

4) Let cool slightly. Ladle into oven safe bowls and top with decorated pie
dough. Seal edges with a crimp or a fork and brush with the egg wash.

5) Bake in a 450 oven until golden brown, about 25-30 minutes. Let cool for
about 10-15 before eating.

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