This chicken pot pie soup is made without milk or cream, and tastes just like the delicious filling of a chicken pot pie. File it under easy fall and winter soups - you can make it with rotisserie chicken or leftover roasted chicken.
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This chicken pot pie soup is a quick and easy weeknight meal and it's dairy free! The cream-style corn acts as a thickener and makes this a hearty soup without needing milk or cream.
The key to this soup is the sweetness of the vegetables, contrasted with lots of cracked pepper that gives the hearty base a flavor reminiscent of chicken pot pie filling, without being so heavy you feel like you have to pour it over biscuits like gravy. (But if you happen to have some handy...)
Try this quick and easy, dairy free chicken pot pie soup!
- Uses leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken so it's ready quickly—in about 45 minutes!
- You can make it in 3 easy steps!
- Thickened with flour for a creamy texture without using any dairy products.
- Canned creamed corn adds sweetness and also thickens the soup.
- Loaded with black pepper for a punch of flavor. (You can adjust if you like less.)
Ingredients you'll need
- Cooked chicken: One of the things that makes this recipe so easy is that we are using pre-cooked chicken. You can use rotisserie chicken or some leftovers that you already have.
- Corn and cream-style corn: I like the sweetness from the corn, and that cream-style corn is going to be a great thickener with lots of added flavor.
- Yukon gold potatoes: Stick with the theme of a bit of sweetness and creaminess and use Yukon Golds instead of Russets.
- Carrots and onions: As any good soup base should.
- Freshly ground black pepper: This soup has a LOT of pepper! I love that flavor against the sweetness of the corn, but you can reduce if you prefer.
- Flour, chicken stock, olive oil, and salt: round out the ingredients for this dairy free soup!
How to make chicken pot pie soup
Step 1: Sweat the diced carrots and onions
In a deep soup pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat, then add chopped onions and carrots. Sweat until onions are translucent and aromatic.
Step 2: Add the flour and make the soup base
Add the seasoned flour mixture and stir constantly for about a minute. Add chicken stock and whisk until flour is combined.
Step 3: Add the remaining ingredients and simmer
Add chicken, corn, cream-style corn and potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Add more cracked pepper to taste and serve with crusty bread.
Dairy free chicken pot pie soup tips
- I always recommend buying whole carrots and peeling and chopping them yourself. Pre-peeled baby carrots tend to dry out and don't always have much flavor. Whole carrots are cheaper and taste better and it really only takes 5 minutes to prep them.
- If you'd like to add more/different veggies to this chicken pot pie soup, go right ahead! Peas would be good, or maybe some spinach. Whatever you have on hand!
- If you can't find creamed corn, you can purée some corn in the blender or food processor for a couple seconds to get that same thickening effect.
More soup recipes
- We make Black-Eyed Pea Soup on New Year's Day to bring good luck and prosperity in the New Year. Super easy (and a great hangover cure!)
- I love Cheesy Potato Soup with Bacon and Beer on a cold and rainy weeknight because it cooks so fast.
- The French know how to clean out the winter cupboards in a delicious way. Soupe au Pistou is a great choice to welcome spring.
Chicken Pot Pie Soup
- 12 oz chicken cooked and shredded, light or dark meat, or combination
- 6-8 Yukon Gold potatoes diced into ¼ inch cubes
- 4 carrots diced
- 1 onion white or yellow, diced
- 1 can corn (15-16 oz)
- 1 can cream-style corn (15-16 oz)
- ¾ cup flour seasoned with 1 tablespoon kosher salt and 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
- 7 cups low sodium chicken stock
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- In a deep soup pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat, then add onions and carrots. Sweat until onions are translucent and aromatic.
- Add the seasoned flour mixture and stir constantly for about a minute.
- Add chicken stock and whisk until flour is combined.
- Add chicken, corn, cream-style corn and potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
- Add more cracked pepper to taste and serve with crusty bread.