Sunday, December 8, 2013

Homemade Turkey Pot Pie

After Thanksgiving we had quite a bit of turkey left over, so I thought I'd try my hand at making a turkey pot pie.  I've never made one before, have you?  I scoured the internet, pulled up a couple of recipes and adapted them for my own recipe.  This is what I came up with.

1 stick unsalted butter
3 cups chopped, cooked turkey
1/2 cup all purpose flour
3 cups turkey broth - I just boiled the legs and wings for an hour to make a broth
1 cup half and half
24 oz. frozen peas and carrots
1 small onion, chopped
2 large boiled potatoes, chopped into pieces
salt and pepper, to taste
1 refrigerated pastry crust - top and bottom pieces

Melt butter in a pot. Saute the onions, peas and carrots briefly in the butter and then stir in the flour and cook for two minutes.
Slowly add the broth and half and half
Add turkey and potatoes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Spray a casserole dish with Pam and lay out the bottom crust, pulling it up the sides of the dish.  I did not pre-bake the crust.
Pour your turkey mixture into the dish and cover with top pastry. Crimp around the edges and make 
several vents for steam to escape.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 35 minutes, or until pastry is cooked and golden.

Check it out....

You're welcome and enjoy!!


  1. Oh yummy! My mouth is watering. I sometimes make chicken pot pie. I use a recipe I found in a women's magazine. Now I'm hungry for one...

  2. Mmmmmm...I could make this and eat it before 6:30 PM right?

    Good job Kim!

  3. It does look good. Do you ever rest?

    1. LOL - no I don't sit still for long.

    2. I love pot pie, I recently tried Trisha Yearwood's Chick-less pot pie and it is awesome...don't even miss the meat....and it 'feels' healthier!! Gonna try this one!! Thanks Kim!!


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