Leftover Turkey Pie Recipe

by Kremy
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One of the best ways to use leftovers from festive dinner and transform them into a delicious and hearty meal is preparing a pie. Here is an easy leftover turkey pie recipe that will come handy after the holiday feast!

Quick and Easy Leftover Turkey Pie Recipe

turkey leftover pie recipe

To prepare this leftover turkey pie you’ll need a cast iron skillet. One pot pies are so popular as they are prepared really quickly and you do not have to spend too much time in the kitchen. If you prefer the traditional look, just transfer the filling into a pie dish and cover with the crust.

Ingredients for Leftover Turkey Pie:

  • 12 ounces/340 grams cooked turkey meat, shredded or diced
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 small carrots, diced
  • 2 small stalks celery, diced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons fresh thyme leaves (3/4 teaspoon dried thyme)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups low-sodium turkey or chicken broth
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk, plus more for brushing
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more as needed
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 1 store-bought pie crust, thawed if frozen

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF/200ºC.
  • In a cast iron or oven safe skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the diced vegetables and cook, stirring from time to time, for 5-6 minutes until tender.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and cook for 1 minute stirring constantly.
  • Add the broth and milk and season with salt and pepper. Cook stirring constantly until the sauce starts to thicken. Let simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the turkey meat and peas and remove the pan from the heat.
  • Cover with the pie crust and brush the dough with milk. With a sharp knife, cut 4 slits in the crust.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until bubbling and golden brown.

More leftover turkey recipes to try:

Quick and Easy Homemade Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe

Turkey Leftover Pasta Bake Recipe

Leftover Turkey Stroganoff Recipe

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