Tiny New York Kitchen: Turkey Pot Pie

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By Victoria Hart Glavin of Tiny New York Kitchen

You cooked all day for Thanksgiving and have tons of leftovers and if you’re wondering what to do with leftover turkey you just might want to make this delicious Turkey Pot Pie. Sharp cheddar cheese gives this easy to make turkey pot pie its appeal.


3/4 Cup Milk

1/4 Cup Mayonnaise

1 Tablespoon Unbleached Flour

1 1/2 Cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Shredded)

3 Cups Cooked Turkey (Chopped)

10 Ounces Mixed Vegetables (Peas, Carrots, Green Beans, Corn)

1/2 Cup Onions (Chopped)

1 Pie Crust

Olive Oil

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In large-size saucepan mix milk, mayonnaise, and flour. Turn heat to medium-low and cook 5 minutes. Stir frequently. Add cheese and cook 1 more minute. Mix well until blended. Add turkey, mixed vegetables, and onions. Cook 2 more minutes. Stir frequently.

Grease 9-inch pie plate with olive oil. Spoon turkey mixture, evenly, into prepared pie plate. Place crust over filling. Flute edges and seal to rim of pie plate. Cut several slits in crust to let steam escape. Place on baking sheet to catch any spillage.

Place in oven and bake 30 minutes until crust is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes before serving.  Serves 6

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 38 Minutes
Total Time: 53 Minutes
“Work With What You Got!”

Victoria Hart Glavin has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France.

While living in France, Victoria studied French cooking from an expert Lyonnais chef. Victoria learned to love the local culture of preparing and enjoying fresh, seasonal foods. While in France, Victoria experienced the joys of shopping for local produce at the market and preparing fresh foods simply and beautifully in order to enhance the experience of the table. During her time in France, she says she “learned how to squeeze tomatoes at the local market” and “took everything in by osmosis.”

Currently, Victoria creates tasty treats in her tiny kitchen, in New York City, for all to enjoy and on weekends she explores Fairfield County where has a second home. Victoria has shared her recipes with others and now you can enjoy the Tiny New York Kitchen recipe collection, too!  Victoria is a member of Culinary Historians of New York and a member of the Association for the Study of Food and Society.