Classic Cheesy Turkey Pot Pies

How awesome was Thanksgiving Week?! I literally just got home late last night from AZ and had the best time, minus a blowout we had on the way home, but let’s not talk about that, lol! Hope everyone enjoyed some great family time over the weekend 🙂

Need a delicious recipe for your leftover turkey and veggies?! Well, look no further because I have a cheesy turkey pot pie recipe for you that is perfect for this week……and there’s a step by step video at the end of this post that I made for

I’ve re-capped some of my favorite photos from Turkey Day at my cute “Granna’s” house too, hope you enjoy 🙂

Here’s our traditional Thanksgiving pose. My sister, grandma, me and mom 🙂

What would I do without my adorable grandpa aka “Pooey,”  Cutest guy around. To the right is my 15 year old brother diggin’ in 🙂

Here’s me and my sister’s precious baby girl. LOVE this baby! ….don’t tell my husband I posted this picture of him, lol!

Ahhh, my cutie pie grandma and sweet dad! Love these photos.

My sister’s cutest kids, love re-uniting with these sweeties!

….and there’s my two rascals enjoying Thanksgiving at Grandmas 🙂  So much to be grateful for!

Oh yah, back to these scrumptious pies. You gotta try these 🙂  Out of turkey? No problem, use leftover chicken breast.

Cheesy Turkey Pot Pies in ramekins

Classic Cheesy Turkey Pot Pies

Need a delicious recipe for your leftover turkey and veggies?! Well, look no further because I have a cheesy turkey pot pie recipe for you.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings: 6
Calories: 891kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups white onions finely chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1 cup celery
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup steamed broccoli
  • 2 cups baby red potatoes
  • 2 cups cooked shredded turkey breast
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 sheets Puff Pastry Thawed for individual pies, or 1 sheet for casserole style


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • Heat oil in medium dutch oven over medium heat. When hot, saute onions, carrots and celery, for 8-10 minutes or until softened. 
  • Add in peas, broccoli, and potatoes. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add in the garlic; cook for 1 minute.
  • Add turkey breast. Reduce heat to low.
  • In a medium saucepan melt the butter over medium high heat. Whisk in flour salt and pepper for one minute.
  • Slowly whisk in chicken broth until thick and creamy, about 3 minutes. 
  • Once thickened, stir in cheddar cheese until melted. Pour sauce over turkey and vegetables.
  • Divide filling into 6 2 Cup ramekins for individual pies. 
  • Cut puff pastry into 6 rounds and place over ramekins. 
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until puff pastry is golden brown.


You can also pour all filling into a 9×13 inch baking sheet and lay whole puff pastry sheet over top for casserole style. Bake time is the same.


Calories: 891kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 1345mg | Potassium: 790mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4453IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 4mg
Keywords: leftover turkey, pot pie turkey, thanksgiving leftovers


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  6. Jen @ How To: Simplify

    I love a good turkey pot pie and this one looks amazing! This chilly weather has me craving all sorts of warm and comforting dishes. I know this one would hit the spot!

  7. UrMomCooks

    Yummmm Making me wish I still had turkey! But lucky me, I usually make another one sometime during Christmas! (lovely family pics!)

  8. Sues

    Cutest family ever!!! And I have a total chicken pot pie obsession, so this looks just awesome to me! 🙂

  9. Cookin' Canuck

    It looks as though you had a wonderful time with your family, Jenny! You, your sister, your mum & your grandma look so much alike. This is such a tasty way to use up those turkey leftovers.

  10. Amelia

    I made turkey pot pie too! I make it similarly with a biscuit topping – so fantastic. I also made Turkey Posole soup, which is a great veggie-packed way to down the rest of the turkey. Yum!

  11. Heather

    Looks like you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family Jenny! Love the pictures! And this pot pies look amazing!

  12. Scarletta @ Scarletta Bakes

    These look amazing!

    Pot pies are my go-to comfort food and it is SO COLD here in Arizona that I need something to warm me up!

    Thank you for the gorgeous photographs and delicious recipe – I can’t wait to give it a try.

  13. hailey

    I was on the hunt for a warm and delicious chicken or turkey recipe for supper, and this looks perfect! i cannot wait to give it a try, thank you 🙂

  14. maggy@threemanycooks

    Looks like you had a great holiday with your family! These turkey pot pies are too cute!

  15. Yafit

    Lovely !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. Megan Siana

    I am looking to buy the personal ramekins but can’t seem to find big enough ones. Is 2 cups (16oz) the size to buy? Where can you suggest I find them? Can’t wait to try your recipe! I love pot-pies!

  17. Nancy@acommunaltable

    Beautiful family Jenny – it looks like you had a truly joyous holiday!!

    Love the addition of cheese to the pot pie!!

  18. Chira

    Thank you so much for having a turkey-left-over recipe! I was so hoping you would and I am totally making this for dinner!! 😀

  19. Michelle @ Brown Eyed Baker

    Great way to use up turkey leftovers! Love all of your photos from Thanksgiving! Glad you had a wonderful holiday!

  20. marla {family fresh cooking}

    Jenny, thanks for sharing the Picky Palate Thanksgiving with us! Your family is so sweet. Love seeing everyone having such a great time together. This Pot Pie recipe is a keeper 🙂 xo

  21. Kayla

    Aww, your family is adorable! Did you know that you all look really alike? All the grandparents and everyone have the same facial feautures! What a cute family!

  22. Jessica Gray

    I was so hoping that you would have a leftover turkey recipe on there this morning and here it is! I’m making this tonight! Thanks!

  23. Mija @ A Southern Diva

    I love this recipe. Quick, Easy, Cheesy,…All my favorite things. and I love how they are individual pies and I can make mine gluten free and not feel like everyone around me has to be gluten free.

    Thank You so much for sharing your recipe with all of us 🙂

  24. Denise

    Just printed the recipe for hubby to make tonight…I work today, he does not….first year I wasn’t inspired to cook the turkey down and make turkey and noodles, glad I saw this!

  25. Estela @ Weekly Bite

    We love pot pie in our house! We also have a truck load of turkey left. Can’t wait to make these 🙂

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