How to Make Turkey Pot Pie from Scratch

Got leftover turkey? One of my favorite meals to make with leftover turkey is a homemade turkey pot pie – from scratch. While it might sound a little daunting to make a turkey pot pie 100% from scratch, it’s really not that hard.
How to Make Chicken Pot Pi

How to Make Turkey Pot Pie from Scratch

ow to Make Chicken Pot Pie from Scratch

First, prepare your favorite double pie crust. I recently found a new recipe which I love – it’s the perfect flaky, buttery pie crust around and I’d be happy to share the recipe if you’re interested.

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To make the filling, chop 4 cups of veggies and cook them in 2 cups of homemade turkey stock for about 6-8 minutes. You just want to pre-cook them a bit so they bake faster in the oven. While the veggies are cooking, make a roux by melting 3 TBS butter in a medium saucepan. Whisk in 2 TBS flour, and add 1/2 cup milk. Stir until thickened. Then add the bubbly mix , 2 cups chopped turkey, and a cup of peas to the potatoes and carrots. Add salt and pepper to taste and stir until combined.

How to Make Chicken Pot Pie from Scratch

Pour the filling into the pie crust and spread out nicely.

hicken Pot Pie from Scratch

Put on the top pie crust, crimp the edges, and make slits in the pie crust.

Chicken Pot Pie from ScratchBrush the pie crust with whisked egg mixed with 1 TBS water and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until the crust is nice and brown and filling is bubbly.

Chicken Pot Pie from ScratchRemove from oven. Allow to cool for 5 -10 minutes, and Enjoy!

How to Make Turkey Pot Pie from Scratch
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  • Double pie crust
  • 2 cups turkey stock
  • 2 cups chopped turkey
  • 2 cups chopped potato
  • 2 cups chopped carrot
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3 TBS butter
  • 2 TBS flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare a deep dish pie pan with the bottom pie crust.
  3. Cook the chopped potatoes and carrots in 2 cups turkey stock for 6-8 minutes over medium temperature.
  4. Prepare the roux by melting 3 TBS butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in 2 TBS flour into the butter and add milk.
  5. Whisk until thickened and bubbly.
  6. Pour the gravy into the potato and carrot mix. Add 2 cups chopped turkey ad 1 cup frozen peas.
  7. Stir until combined.
  8. Add salt and pepper and pour into the prepared pie shell.
  9. Add the top crust, make slits in the top, brush with egg and water mix.
  10. Bake 45 minutes or until brown and bubbly.
  11. Remove from oven. Let rest 5-10 minutes.
  12. Slice and enjoy!

I’m going to confess now that I used to think those 45 cent individual turkey pot pies you can buy at the grocery store were the most wonderful treat ever. {that was a long time ago…} Let me tell you, they don’t even compare to this homebaked goodness!

Do you like pot pie? What’s your favorite type?

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  1. Pastry recipe please, my mouth is watering already! Thanks Michelle can't wait to try it but 6.30 am on Sunday morning may be a tad early
  2. What a great looking pot pie! Love the idea of using the double crust in a pie pan. Need to give this a try. Hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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