THANKSGIVING TURKEY POT PIE

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Prep Time: 10 Min | Cook Time: 35 Min

Ingredients:

3 cups leftover turkey or chicken cut into cubes

2 cups mixed veggies… whatever you want… I used peas, corn, and green beans

1/3 cup butter

1/3 cup flour

1 small onion, chopped

salt & pepper to taste

1/8 teaspoon dried thyme

1 1/2 cups chicken broth

3/4 cup milk

PIECRUST

2 cups unbleached or white ap flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup vegetable shortening… I used Earth Balance a non-GMO organic canola/soy mix shortening but any kind will do

1 large Egg

2 tablespoon ice-cold water

Directions:

Step 1: Place a large saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 2: Add in the butter and allow it to melt.

Step 3: Add in the flour and cook until thick.

Step 4: Add in the onion, salt, pepper, and thyme. Stir until well mixed and thick.

Step 5: Remove from the heat and add in the milk and broth. Stir until well mixed.

Step 6: Put it back on the stove and allow it to boil for another minute while stirring frequently.

Step 7: Add in the veggies and turkey, then remove from heat.

Step 8: Prepare the oven and preheat to 220 degrees C or 425 degrees F.

Step 9: Place 1 pie crust in a 9-inch pie pan and fill it with the mixture.

Step 10: Top the crust with the other crust and pinch the sides together.

Step 11: Poke small holes for ventilation using a knife or fork.

Step 12: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the colour turns golden brown.

Step 13: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool at room temperature.

Step 14: Serve and enjoy!

To Make the Crust:

Step 1: In a medium mixing bowl, mix flour and salt.

Step 2: Add the shortening in the middle of the flour mixture and mix until well combined.

Step 3: In another mixing bowl, add the water, egg, and vinegar. Beat until well mixed.

Step 4: Transfer the mixture over the flour mixture and stir using a fork.

Step 5: Split the dough into two. Form the first one into a circle and roll it out into 2 sheets of waxed paper.

Step 6: Invert the sheet into a pie plate and peel the second sheet to fit into the pan.

Step 7: Invert the crust over once the turkey mixture is in the pan. Make sure to seal the sides.

Notes:

For this recipe, you can also use carrots and celery

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