thanksgiving leftover pie

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Rachel Goulart
N. Dighton, MA

Don't know what to do with all those leftovers after your big Thanksgiving bash? Try this "pot pie" and I'm sure everyone will love it as much as the original feast (maybe more).

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This was a big hit in the Test Kitchen! We used peas, but most any veggie would be delicious. We really liked the creaminess of the filling. This recipe to reinvent leftovers is sure to become a much-awaited Thanksgiving dish.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For thanksgiving leftover pie

  • 4 c
    mashed potatoes
  • 3 c
    cooked turkey meat, shredded
  • 1 1/3 c
    leftover peas or any veggies you have, frozen can also be used
  • 1 c
    diced onion
  • 1 c
    diced celery
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 sprig
    rosemary

How To Make thanksgiving leftover pie

  • Pie plate coated with cooking spray.
    1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat 12 inch pie dish with cooking spray.
  • Onion, celery, and rosemary sauteeing in a pan.
    2
    Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, celery, rosemary, salt & pepper and saute until onion and celery begin to brown. Sprinkle flour over mixture and cook about 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Slowly adding broth to the pan.
    3
    Stir in broth gradually making sure to scrape the bottom of pan. Cook for about 5 mins until mixture starts to thicken.
  • Adding turkey and peas to the pan.
    4
    Add veggies and turkey meat and mix well. Remove rosemary sprig.
  • Topping the filling with mashed potatoes.
    5
    Pour into prepared glass dish and let cool about 10 mins. Spread potatoes over top. Cook for 20 mins until potatoes begin to brown. For a crispy potato "crust," put under broiler for 2 mins longer.
  • A spoonful scooped out of the Thanksgiving Leftover Pie.
    6
    I like to serve with leftover cranberry sauce and stuffing. Yum!
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