Busy Guy Pot Pie

Gentleman’s Dish


One of the quintessential qualities of a gentleman is confidence, and though it’s beneficial in all areas of life, don’t neglect developing confidence in the kitchen. Cooking skills not only benefit the gentleman himself, but enable him to create a delightful meal to entertain friends, spend time in the kitchen with family, and help his partner with everyday household tasks. Read on for the crowd-pleasing dishes these five locals think every gentleman should know how to make.  


Photography by Rich Smith

Moise Baptiste in a tie dye hoodie sits with CityScope after making the Busy Guy Pot Pie.


“The name of this dish says it all. As a former college football player and current trail runner, I’m responsible for consuming enough quality calories in order to maintain the high demands I placed on my body. Between classes, lifting, and practice, I had to learn to make a lot with little money and little time. This dish is easy, fun, tasty, and hard to mess up. Plus, it’s a great leftover dish for the super busy.” 

– Moise Baptiste


Pot Pie served on a plate

Busy Guy Pot Pie

Moise Baptiste
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 3


  • 1 lb. chicken or turkey, cooked and chopped
  • 1 cup mix of peas, corn, chopped carrots, and chopped celery (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup mix of cauliflower and broccoli florets (fresh or frozen)
  • ½ tsp. Mrs. Dash Original Seasoning
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. tumeric
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • 1 22oz. can of chicken soup (or cream of celery or mushroom soup for vegetarian option)
  • 1 pie crust, softened (homemade or frozen)


  • In a 9x13 pan (glass or disposable), add your protein, vegetables, and seasoning.
  • Then add your cream of chicken soup and mix well.
  • Bake for 45 minutes at 375°.
  • Remove dish from oven and cover vegetables with pie crust (add extra pie crust for more crunch).
  • Broil pie crust until browned to your desired level.
  • Watch carefully, as the crust will burn easily. 
  • Let cool before serving.
Keyword chicken pot pie

Moise Baptiste chopping celery in the kitchen for his Busy Guy Pot Pie receipe.

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