Turkey Pot Pie

Pot pie is one of the most comfy of the comfort foods.  Easy to prepare using left overs and easy to freeze for a make ahead meal, everyone loves a good pot pie!

Ingredients:

2 cups left over turkey (or chicken), diced to bite size pieces

1 cup frozen mixed veggies (whatever you like)

2 cooked potatoes, chopped into bite size pieces

1 tablespoon butter

1/2 onion, diced

2 stalks celery diced

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

1 cup turkey stock

salt and pepper, to taste

1 double pie crust (you can buy this in the freezer section OR make one from scratch as shown in the pictures)

Directions:

  1. Once all your ingredients have been chopped/ diced, heat medium-large fry pan over medium heat.
  2. Add 1 Tablespoon of butter, onion and celery.
  3. Saute until translucent.
  4. Remove vegetables from pan and set aside.
  5. Add remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.
  6. Once melted, add the flour (it should know have the consistency of paste)
  7. While whisking constantly, slowly pour in the turkey stock.
  8. Continue whisking until it becomes a gravy consistency and then remove from heat.
  9. In a large bowl, combine the meat, potatoes, mixed veggies, gravy, onions and celery.
  10. Combine gently and set aside.
  11. Now- it’s time to prepare your crusts.  Take your crusts and line your large pie pan or 4 small pans with a layer of the dough.
  12. Fill with the mixture you made, creating a mound in the middle.
  13. Top with a 2nd layer of crust, pinch to seal edges and cut a couple of small slits on top for steam to escape.
  14. Bake at 375℉ for 35-45 minutes until golden brown and thoroughly heated.
  15. Remove from oven, let rest for 10 minutes and serve hot.

Pot Pie

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