Turkey Mushroom Pot Pie

Turkey mushroom pot pie is a delicious way to use up leftover turkey!

Turkey mushroom pie is the best way to use up leftover turkey

Once Thanksgiving is over, what do you do with all that leftover turkey? Are you a turkey sandwich person, or do you turn that turkey into a whole other meal? I do a little of both. I love a few good turkey sandwiches on leftover rolls [1], but then I usually put the rest into one big meal to get it all out of the fridge. I really like my turkey and dumplings recipe [2], but now I think I’ve found a new contender.

This turkey and mushroom pot pie is simple and easy, and full of so much flavor. There’s a from-scratch gravy filling with mushrooms and chunks of turkey and a lid of flaky pie pastry. It’s cozy and satisfying and perfect for this time of year. 

MY LATEST VIDEOS

Making turkey mushroom pot pie
Make it a one skillet meal

Save a dish and prepare both the filling and bake the pot pie in the same skillet! I prefer to use a 9-inch cast iron skillet [3], but any ovenproof skillet will do.

Pot pie ready to hit the oven

Other leftover Thanksgiving recipes

If you like this turkey mushroom pot pie, you might enjoy these other recipes that use up Thanksgiving leftovers:

Turkey mushroom pie is the best way to use up leftover turkey

Shop tools for this recipe


Turkey Mushroom Pot Pie

Turkey mushroom pot pie is a delicious way to use up leftover turkey!

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups turkey or chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 heaping teaspoon fresh chopped thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chopped leftover turkey
  • 1 single pie crust [9]
  • 1 egg + 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash (optional)

Directions:

  1. Foolproof Flaky Pie CrustPreheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions and mushrooms and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add flour and stir until vegetables are coated.
  4. Add broth slowly while whisking constantly. Mixture will be lumpy but should become smooth as you whisk. Once all broth is incorporated, whisk in the milk.
  5. Stir in thyme, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook for a few minutes until thickened.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in cooked turkey.
  7. Add mixture to a 9 inch pie plate and top with pie crust. Crimp edges and brush with egg wash, if using. (See note.)
  8. Bake until crust is golden and filling is bubbling, about 30-35 minutes.
Notes:
  • This recipe can also be made with chicken instead of turkey.
  • If you use my foolproof flaky pie crust recipe, you'll end up with 2 crusts. Wrap one well with plastic wrap and store in the freezer for up to 3 months, for another use.
  • You can make this whole dish in an ovenproof skillet (I like to use cast iron), prepping the filling on the stove top and then baking it in the oven.

Have you tried this recipe?

I’d love to hear about it! Leave a comment below, send me an email [10], or take a photo and tag it on instagram [11] with #completelydelicious [12].


URLs in this post:

[1] rolls: https://www.completelydelicious.com/good-old-american-white-rolls/

[2] turkey and dumplings recipe: https://www.completelydelicious.com/turkey-dumplings/

[3] 9-inch cast iron skillet: https://amzn.to/2DNgbx2

[4] Thanksgiving leftovers pie: https://www.completelydelicious.com/thanksgiving-leftovers-pizza/

[5] Cranberry gin fizz : https://www.completelydelicious.com/cranberry-gin-fizz-cocktail/

[6] Pumpkin pie milkshake: https://www.completelydelicious.com/pumpkin-pie-milkshake/

[7] Cranberry mascarpone tart: https://www.completelydelicious.com/mascarpone-cranberry-tart-pecan-crust/

[8] Print Recipe: https://www.completelydelicious.com/turkey-mushroom-pot-pie/print/

[9] pie crust: https://www.completelydelicious.com/how-to-make-perfectly-flaky-pie-crust/

[10] send me an email: https://www.completelydelicious.com/contact

[11] instagram: http://instagram.com/completelydelicious

[12] #completelydelicious: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/completelydelicious/