Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Taste Test

Taste test: chicken pot pies

Nothing says comfort food like a pot pie. It's warm and cozy and it's a full meal in one dish. Trouble is, pot pies can be high in fat, calories and sodium, so the pastry-topped dinners have become more of an occasional treat to our panelists. If they are going to indulge in a pot pie, our judges want it to be a good meal. We sampled nine brands of frozen or refrigerated chicken pies and baked each of them in the oven. Several were good and one was nearly perfect.

Serving size One cup One cup One cup
Calories 380 560 360
Fat/Fiber 21g / 4g 38g / 2g 22g / 2g
Sugars/Sodium 4g / 740mg 4g / 620mg 4g / 360mg
Carbs/Protein 38g / 11g 40g / 12g 28g / 13g

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

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