Turkey Pot Pie, great recipe and you can use biscuits or a pie crust. You choose! Perfect for left over turkey!

This delicious recipe has been generously shared by one of our Lovefoodie supporters, Dave Weigel.

In true Dave style, he's made a super tasting recipe for us all, and full of wonderful ingredients. This is also a great way to use up left over turkey, chicken, and you could even add extras as you like, such as ham etc. You can make this pie using Buttermilk Biscuits for the top, or pie crust. Simply follow the recipe and enjoy!

So let's see how Dave makes his wonderful dinner

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Recipe by Dave Weigel

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 - 20 minutes

Yield: 6 - 8 Persons

Ingredients

For the turkey filling:

2 litres / 2 Quarts turkey stock
2 leeks
2 stocks celery
4 medium carrots
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup kernel corn
1 cup frozen peas
2 bay leaves
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon parsley.
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup turkey

For the Buttermilk Biscuits:

4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
12 tablespoons frozen butter that has been grated with a cheese grater
2 cups buttermilk

If you would like a pie crust top, you can buy frozen or ready rolled pastry and simply cover the top of the pie dish and follow the recipe as normal.

Instructions:

To make the filling:

1. Dice the following; 2 leeks tops removed, 2 stocks celery, 4 medium carrots
2. Sauté above vegetables in 2 tablespoons butter until leeks translucent.
3. Add 1 cup kernel corn and 1 cup frozen peas
4. Add turkey broth and simmer until veggies tender with 2 bay leaves, 1 tablespoon dried thyme and parsley.
5. In a frying pan over medium heat combine 1/2 cup flour and 1/2 cup butter and cook until a smooth texture making a blonde roux.
6. Chop 1 and 1/2 cup turkey and add to the broth then thicken with the roux. Pour mixture into greased baking pans and top with buttermilk biscuit top as follows;
**** Depending on how deep your pan is, you may need two 9 x 13 pans or larger. This will make approximately 20 biscuits of average size. If using pie crust, have enough to cover your oven dish!

To make the Buttermilk Biscuits:

1. Combine 4 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 2 tablespoons baking powder, 2 teaspoons salt.
2. Add 12 tablespoons frozen butter that has been grated with a cheese grater and 2 cups buttermilk mix until just combined.
3. Roll out on floured surface and use a biscuit cutter to cut biscuits and place on top of pot pie mix.
Bake at 450 F in middle rack of oven for approx. 15 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!

Turkey Pot Pie, great recipe and you can use biscuits or a pie crust. You choose! Perfect for left over turkey!

Turkey Pot Pie
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Servings: 6 - 8
Ingredients
For the turkey filling:
  • 2 Quarts litres / 2 turkey stock
  • 2 leeks
  • 2 stocks celery
  • 4 medium carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup kernel corn
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 leaves bay
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon parsley.
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup turkey
For the Buttermilk Biscuits:
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 12 tablespoons frozen butter that has been grated with a cheese grater
  • 2 cups buttermilk
Instructions
To make the filling:
  1. Dice the following; 2 leeks tops removed, 2 stocks celery, 4 medium carrots
  2. Sauté above vegetables in 2 tablespoons butter until leeks translucent.
  3. Add 1 cup kernel corn and 1 cup frozen peas
  4. Add turkey broth and simmer until veggies tender with 2 bay leaves, 1 tablespoon dried thyme and parsley.
  5. In a frying pan over medium heat combine 1/2 cup flour and 1/2 cup butter and cook until a smooth texture making a blonde roux.
  6. Chop 1 and 1/2 cup turkey and add to the broth then thicken with the roux. Pour mixture into greased baking pans and top with buttermilk biscuit top as follows;
To make the Buttermilk Biscuits:
  1. Combine 4 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 2 tablespoons baking powder, 2 teaspoons salt.
  2. Add 12 tablespoons frozen butter that has been grated with a cheese grater and 2 cups buttermilk mix until just combined.
  3. Roll out on floured surface and use a biscuit cutter to cut biscuits and place on top of pot pie mix.
  4. Bake at 450 F in middle rack of oven for approx. 15 minutes.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
Turkey Pot Pie, great recipe and you can use biscuits or a pie crust. You choose! Perfect for left over turkey!

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