Turkey Pot Pie With Cheese-Cornbread Topping
Turkey Pot Pie With Cheese-Cornbread Topping
Photography by Jodi Pudge

Turkey Pot Pie With Cheese-Cornbread Topping

Leftovers from a turkey dinner are inevitable, and pot pie is a delicious way to serve them. Apples add sweetness to this not-so-traditional version and complement the easy topping.

By Amanda Barnier and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: January 2012

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 49 ratings.
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  • Prep time 40 minutes
  • Total time 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Portion size 8


  • 3 tbsp 3tbspbutter
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 2 2ribs celery, chopped
  • 2 2sweet-tart appleapples, (such as Idared), cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupall-purpose flour
  • 3 cups 3cupssodium-reduced chicken broth or turkey broth
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupmilk
  • 3 cups 3cupschopped or shredded cooked turkey
  • 3 3turkey sausageturkey sausages, (8 oz/225 g total), cooked and sliced
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspchopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper

Cheese-Cornbread Topping:

  • 1 cup 1cupall-purpose flour
  • 1 cup 1cupcornmeal
  • 1 cup 1cupshredded old Cheddar cheese
  • 2 2green oniongreen onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspgranulated sugar
  • 2 tsp 2tspbaking powder
  • 1 cup 1cupmilk
  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspbutter, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
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In Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat; cook onion and celery, stirring occasionally, until celery begins to soften, 6 to 8 minutes.

Add apples; cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in broth and milk; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.

Stir in turkey, sausages, parsley and pepper; cook, stirring often, until sauce is thick enough to coat back of spoon, 10 to 12 minutes. Pour into 12-cup (3 L) casserole dish.

Cheese-Cornbread Topping: In bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, cheese, green onions, sugar and baking powder. Whisk together milk, egg, butter, salt and pepper; stir into cornmeal mixture. Spoon over casserole and spread evenly.

Bake in 375ºF (190ºC) oven until lightly golden, 32 to 35 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 472 pro 32g total fat 20g sat. fat 11g
carb 40g dietary fibre 3g sugar 9g chol 125mg
sodium 741mg potassium 466mg

% RDI:

calcium 21 iron 20 vit A 17 vit C 7
folate 37
This recipe is featured on Beginner's guide to turkey dinner
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