Bye Bye American Pot Pie

By Jeanne H. and Briony B. from Ripon Area School District, Ripon, WI.


Bye Bye American Pot Pie is a twist between the classic tator tot casserole and chicken pot pie.  This dish combines sweet potato tator tots with diced chicken breast along with winter squash, carrots, peas, celery and colorful peas. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 cup

From Fat34.5%
From Saturated Fat5%
From Sugar11.7%


Ingredient 6 servings 50 servings
chicken meat, pulled cooked1 1/2c6 1/2 lbs
squash, hubbard (diced)1/2c2 lbs
margarine, solids1T8oz
celery, fresh- chopped fine1/4c11/2lbs
onion, yellow- chopped1/4c11/2lbs
gravy mix, poultry flavor2C22oz
water, hot1c1 gal
pepper, black ground1dash11/2 tsp
poultry seasoning1tsp11/2 tsp
potato, sweet tater nugget20 oz10lbs
carrots, frozen cut1/4c2lbs


Wash hands before handling food and after any interuption that may contaminate hands. Wash, rinse, and sanitize all equipment and utensils before and after use. Pre-Prep: Thaw chicken overnight in cooler. CCP all cold foods must be maintained at 41*F of below and must be disposed of if in the temperature zone (41*F or above for more than 2 hours. For 50 servings prepare 2- 2"x12"x20" hotel pans with cooking spray. Prepare chicken gravy according to manufacturer's instructions. Saute squash and carrots in margarine for 8 minutes. Then add in onions and celery; continue to cook until lightly brown. In a large mixing bowl, combine gravy with chicken, celery, onions, carrots and squash. Stir in the poultry seasoning and black pepper. Pour approximately half of the mixture into each prepared pan. Top each pan with 5 pounds of sweet potato taters. CCP; Cook to an internal temperature of 165*F or above held 15 seconds or longer. CCP; maintain product 140*F or abover no longer than 4 hours. CCP; Cool: Product must reach 140* to 70*F within 2 hours and 7-F to 41*F within 4 hours, not to exceed a total of 6 hours. CCP: reheat product to an internal temperature 165F or above held 15 secons within 2 hours- one time only.

For home sized recipes, please use a 13"x9" pan and bake for 30-45 minutes or a temperature of 165*F is reached.