Quick And Easy Meal: Marie Callender's Pot Pies + Apple Feta Walnut Salad Recipe - A Crafty Spoonful

Quick And Easy Meal: Marie Callender’s Pot Pies + Apple Feta Walnut Salad Recipe

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Quick And Easy Meal Pot Pies + Apple Feta Walnut Salad Recipe

One thing I always keep in my arsenal of meal ideas is something that’s quick and easy for the weekdays. Whether it’s a 10 or a 30 minute meal, as long as the family approves I’m happy!

The whole family definitely approves of Marie Callender’s pot pies. Not only do they taste like homemade but they’re so quick to make. I can use the microwave or the oven depending on how much time I actually have or need.

And when paired with a deliciously fresh salad, this meal is the perfect way to end a winter day. Plus I end up having more time to connect with my family around the dinner table since it’s so easy to throw together.

Quick And Easy Meal Apple Feta Walnut Salad Recipe ingredients

A simple salad like this Apple Feta Walnut Salad recipe is the perfect pairing with Marie Callender’s Pot Pies. It’s super easy to throw together and takes about as long to make as the pot pies take to cook in the microwave.

The fruit and nut combination of the salad is the perfect balance to the pot pie’s homemade gravy mixed with vegetables and all white-meat chicken, in a golden, perfectly flaky crust that’s made from scratch. Mmmm!

Quick And Easy Meal Marie Callender's Pot Pies

We’ve been purchasing these pot pies since before my husband and I were married. They’re the ultimate comfort food for my family and something we love to enjoy together.

Plus, meals like these leave me plenty of time to talk and share with my family around the dinner table instead of being stuck in the kitchen for most of the night. Talk about a win-win! Delicious food and fabulous company.

Quick And Easy Meal Apple Feta Walnut Salad Recipe

Apple Feta Walnut Salad Recipe

Apple Feta Walnut Salad

  • 3 cups chopped romaine hearts (washed)
  • 3 cups baby spinach (washed)
  • 1 honeycrisp apple
  • 1/4 cup feta (crumbled)
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Cranberry Balsamic Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Herbs de Provence
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

For the Salad

  1. Add romaine and spinach into a bowl.
  2. Cut and core the apple then slice into thin pieces. Add apple onto salad.
  3. Sprinkle the feta, walnuts, and dried cranberries over the apples and the salad.

For the Dressing

  1. Whisk cranberries, vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until the sugar and salt are completely dissolved.
  2. Stream oil into the mixture while whisking continually; continue whisking until the oil emulsifies into the vinegar.

 

Quick And Easy Meal Pot Pies Support Our Troops

Marie Callender’s is supporting our troops with their Comforts from Home program and you can help!

Simply look for participating products (like Marie Callender’s pot pies), find the 8-digit code on the back of the package, and enter it on the website and Marie Callender’s will make a donation to USO2GO, a USO program that brings electronics, sports gear, books, games, and more to troops stationed in remote locations.

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You can find Marie Callender’s pot pies in the frozen foods section of Walmart in the dinner section. Visit here to learn more about pot pies and here if you’re looking for more great recipes.

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Comments

  1. That is a beautiful salad! And who doesn’t love Marie Callendar’s pot pies! Looks like a great meal.

  2. Danielle K says:

    This looks like a delicious dinner and perfect for the winter time 🙂 Definitely have to make that salad!

  3. This is a perfect weeknight meal! Easy and yummy!

  4. I love pot pies! Actually, you have me craving them now too and with a healthy salad, who can say no?!

  5. I always order a salad like this when I go out to eat. I am so glad I now have a recipe!

  6. I love the Marie Callender’s pot pies. They are so easy to prepare & so yummy. It’s supposed to be another cold week, so the pot pies & salad would be a perfect meal.

  7. That may be the most beautiful salad I’ve ever seen! It looks delicious, and perfect to pair with a pot pie! Yum!! #client

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