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Holiday Turkey Pie

Recipe details

Servings: 6
Time: Under 2 hours

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  • 2 pie crusts
  • 4 cups (1 L) cooked turkey cubes or chicken cubes
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) cooked carrots, sliced
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) canned drained asparagus tip
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh parsley

Creamy Chicken Sauce

  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) butter
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 1 1/4 cup (310 mL) chicken broth
  • Nutmeg, grated
  • Savory, to taste
  • Dried thyme, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  2. Line pie plate with one piecrust. Fill plate with turkey or chicken cubes, carrots and asparagus. Garnish with parsley.
  3. Pour Creamy Chicken Sauce evenly on turkey mixture. Cover with other piecrust.
  4. Make 3 short slashes in top crust and bake for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Serve with salad and steamed broccoli.

Creamy Chicken Sauce

  1. In saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour with wooden spoon. Mix well. Gradually stir in milk while stirring.
  2. Stir in broth and season to taste with nutmeg, savory, thyme and salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand.


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Holiday Turkey Pie