Stuffing Crust Turkey Potpie - Holiday Leftover Genius

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Recipe: #25211

November 11, 2016

"I modified the name of this Taste of Home recipe to add "Holiday Leftover Genius" because I've never seen a holiday meal leftover recipe that used so much of the meal to make a genuine crowd-pleaser. TOH gave credit to Tamara Furda of Naperville, Illinois for her creative way to use holiday leftovers including turkey, stuffing, gravy, veggies & mashed potatoes. It's essentially a Shepherd's Pie w/a crust twist. I cannot wait to surprise my Siggi w/this meal. -- Altho the recipe lists broccoli as the veggie ingredient, feel free to replace it w/whatever veggie (or mixed veggies) you served as part of your holiday meal. IMO the recipe is meant to be a guideline & it will be so for me. ENJOY!"

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (253.7 g)
  • Calories 578.6
  • Total Fat - 22.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 62.1 mg
  • Sodium - 2161.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 68.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 11.8 g
  • Sugars - 4.7 g
  • Protein - 25.4 g
  • Calcium - 213.7 mg
  • Iron - 3.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 22.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a sml bowl, combine stuffing & enough broth to reach desired moistness. Press onto the bottom & up the sides of a greased 9-in deep-dish pie plate. Bake at 350F for 10-15 min or until lightly browned & starting to have a crunchy texture.

Step 2

In a lrg bowl, beat cream cheese & gravy until smooth. Stir in the turkey, broccoli, Swiss cheese, salt & pepper. Spoon over the crust & smooth the top surface.

Step 3

In a sml bowl, combine potatoes & cream. Spread over turkey mixture. Drizzle w/butter & sprinkle w/the French-fried onions, if using.

Step 4

Bake 20-25 min or until heated through & lightly browned. Allow to cool slightly B4 cutting into 6 servings.

NOTE: This can easily be made in a larger-sized baking or casserole dish if you have a larger amt of leftovers than required for the deep-dish pie plate.


  • No special items are required.

1 Reviews

Daily Inspiration

I didn't get around to making this at Thanksgiving, but since I froze some of my cornbread dressing to use later -- this recipe turned out to be a nice Thanksgiving remake. I used some rotisserie chicken and made some fresh gravy. The only other change I made was to use green peas vs. broccoli. This dish turned out really nice and it was like Thanksgiving all over again. Loved the addition of the ff onion rings on top.


(10 Dec 2016)

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