Skillet Turkey Pot Pie

Skillet Turkey Pot Pie Recipe - Use up your holiday leftovers!We are in love with this hearty Skillet Turkey Pot Pie, with a crisp buttery top!

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Golden, flaky, crust on the outside. Creamy, savory, and packed with loads of roasted turkey, and veggies, on the inside.

Skillet Turkey Pot Pie is a new take on an old favorite, Chicken Pot Pie.

The major difference is this pot pie is made in one skillet on the stove top and finished in the oven with a top crust.

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Not to mention your choice of bird.

There is no foul for switching up your fowl. That’s another great thing about Skillet Turkey Pot Pie; you can switch up your fillings.

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If you hate peas you can use another veggie you like, or double up on green beans, and forget the peas.

Personally I really like the combination as is.

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My favorite thing about Skillet Turkey Pot Pie, aside from it’s great taste, is that it can be made from fresh veggies and meat, made entirely from leftovers, or a combination of both.

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I usually do the latter, leftover turkey and potatoes, frozen peas, carrots, and green beans, fresh garlic, mushrooms and onion, etc… Skillet Turkey Pot Pie is a must for your busy schedule.

The crust can be homemade or store-bought.

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Skillet Turkey Pot Pie is a great dish to transform your leftovers into a delicious new meal!

I used a 10 inch x 2 ½ inch cast iron skillet with a removable wooden handle, yet any oven proof skillet will work.

Skillet Turkey Pot Pie Recipe - Use up your holiday leftovers!

You may need to adjust the amount of filling if your skillet size is a bit different. Just make sure it is nice and full so your pie shell doesn’t sink down into the skillet.

Hearty Skillet Turkey Pot Pie Recipe - Use up your holiday leftovers!

Whether you use fresh or precooked ingredients, combining them in one skillet with a creamy gravy blends everything together beautifully.

Skillet Turkey Pot Pie may become a favorite in your home as well!

The Best Skillet Turkey Pot Pie Recipe - Use up your holiday leftovers!

April Scharpf

Perfect Skillet Turkey Pot Pie Recipe - Use up your holiday leftovers!
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Skillet Turkey Pot Pie

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 
Skillet Turkey Pot Pie Recipe - Use up your Thanksgiving leftovers in this amazing pot pie recipe! Or substitute chicken for the turkey to make a classic chicken pot pie.
Servings: 8 slices
Nutrition Facts
Skillet Turkey Pot Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 294 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 750mg 31%
Potassium 652mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 3g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 61.8%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 7.1%
Iron 24.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked turkey, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 cups cooked potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic (large), minced
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup trimmed green beans
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2-3 cups leftover turkey gravy
  • 1 roll-out refrigerated pie crust or homemade pie dough
  • 1 egg + 1 tablespoon water, beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Set a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat. Sauté the onions or garlic in butter, until soft.
  2. Add the celery, carrots, fresh herbs, and seasoning. Cook until soft.
  3. Add in the gravy, and mix in all other vegetables, making sure everything is thoroughly coated in gravy.
  4. Stir in the turkey and let the mixture cool. When the skillet has cooled off, top it with the crust. Crimp and seal the edges. Then cut decorative slits in crust to let the steam escape. Lightly brush the crust with egg wash.
  5. Bake for approximately 40 minutes, longer if needed. Skillet Turkey Pot Pie is done when the crust is your desired color and the gravy is bubbling.

Recipe Notes

To Make Gravy: Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a skillet. Stir in 1/4 cup  flour until it becomes a paste. Slowly whisk in 2 cups of turkey broth and simmer until it starts to thicken. If it gets too thick add a little more broth. If using pre-made gravy, skip this step and simply warm the gravy in the skillet.

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