Ham Pot Pie with Georgia Pecan Crust

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  • Makes 4-6 servings
  • Holly Clegg

Turn leftover ham into dinner with this “trim&TERRIFIC” twist to the traditional pot pie. Simple to make, a creamy mixture of ham and frozen mixed vegetables create this classic one-dish meal. Refrigerated crescent rolls come to the rescue with Georgia Pecans for a crunchy pecan crust over a scrumptious filling.

Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked lean ham
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 8-oz. can reduced fat crescent rolls
  • 1/3 cup chopped Georgia Pecans
Directions:

1. Preheat oven 375 F. Coat deep dish pie plate or cast-iron skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In nonstick pot, heat oil and sauté onion 5 minutes.
3. Add flour, stirring 1 minute. Gradually add milk and broth. Bring to boil, reduce heat and cook, stirring 3-5 minutes or until thickened.
4. Add mixed vegetables and ham. Remove from heat, transfer to pie plate.
5. Press rolls together to form 2 squares. Sprinkle pecans on each square and top with another square. Roll dough to form circle, pressing pecans into dough to fit over pie plate. Lay pecan crust on top pie plate. Bake 20-25 minutes or until crust is brown.

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 339
Protein (g) 16
Carbohydrate (g) 35
Fat (g) 16
Calories from Fat (%) 43
Saturated Fat (g) 4
Dietary Fiber (g) 4
Sugars (g) 8
Cholesterol (mg) 21
Sodium (mg) 1016
Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 1 fat

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