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Leftover Turkey Shepherds Pie

Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie

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Put your thanksgiving leftovers to use with this Leftover Turkey Shepherds Pie! A homemade turkey and Vegetable filling is topped with stuffing, mashed potatoes and cheese. 
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, leftover turkey, leftovers, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving leftovers, turkey
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 294
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1 rib celery diced
  • 1 medium carrot diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups turkey stock or chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup leftover gravy
  • 1/4 cup (heaping) frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup (heaping) sweet corn
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups stuffing
  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
  • parsley minced


  • Preheat your oven to 350°.
  • Melt butter in a skillet and add the diced yellow onion, carrot and celery with a pinch of salt. Cook 8 to 10 minutes until the carrots and celery are tender and the onions soft and translucent.
  • Next add in minced garlic and poultry seasoning. Stir and cook 1 minute.
  • Sprinkle in the flour, stir and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • While stirring, pour in turkey stock. Simmer until it starts to thicken.
  • Remove off of the heat and add in the leftover gravy. Stir until combined.
  • Then add in leftover turkey, frozen peas and sweet corn. Stir to combine.
  • Season with 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper or to taste.
  • Transfer the filling to an 8×11 baking dish and spread evenly.
  • Top with 3 cups stuffing and spread evenly.
  • And spread the mashed potatoes over top.
  • Top with the grated cheddar jack cheese and bake on the middle rack of your preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Switch on the broiler and broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly golden in spots.
  • Sprinkle with minced parsley and serve immediately.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 788mg | Potassium: 456mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1712IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg