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Recipe - Chicken pie with carrots (& an onion!), broccoli, mash & Yorkshire puds

Recipe - Chicken Pie Feast with Carrots, Broccoli, Mash & Yorkshire Puds, Plus a Sweet Treat!


  • Leftover chicken (previously costed as free)
  • Leftover gravy (previously costed as free)
  • Chicken & veg soup (free from Olio)
  • Handful of spinach (free from Olio)
  • Puff pastry (£1.25)
  • 1/4 bag of carrots (15p)
  • Onion (6p)
  • 1/2 broccoli (44p)
  • Crispy potato slices (reduced, 52p)
  • 1/3 bag of potatoes (53p)
  • Eggs, milk & flour for batter mix (approximately 50p)
  • Gravy granules (16p)

Total Cost: £3.61


  1. In a pot, mix the leftover chicken, gravy, chicken & veg soup, and a handful of spinach. Simmer until heated through.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry and line a pie dish, then fill it with the chicken mixture.
  3. Top the pie with another layer of puff pastry, sealing the edges.
  4. Bake until the pastry is golden and flaky.

For the Sides:

  • Steam the carrots and broccoli until tender.
  • Boil and mash the potatoes, creating an extra batch to freeze for convenience.
  • Prepare crispy potato slices according to package instructions.
  • Whip up a batter mix with eggs, milk, and flour for the Yorkshire puddings.

For the Sweet Treat:

Chocolate & Vanilla Ice Cream Roll Thing (Purchased for £1 from Poundland)

This scrumptious and economical meal, including the sweet treat, fed five for just 72p each. The ingenious move to freeze extra mash for the week is a time-saving bonus! Enjoy every bite of your delightful chicken pie feast. 😋

What Did Sheila Say? 

The dessert is a bûche (log), it’s what we eat for dessert for Christmas dinner in France traditionally ! Auchan is a french supermarket x.

Chicken pie with carrots