Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Leftover Turkey

Leftover Turkey Shepherd’s Pie is a great recipe for fall and for the holidays. It’s the perfect recipe for all of that leftover turkey and if you have them – mashed potatoes.  Come on in and I’ll share my Mom’s Recipe for Shepherds’ Pie…

Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Shephard’s Pie with Turkey

When you think of Sheperd’s Pie, you probably think of one with ground red meat.

If you are looking for ways to use your leftover turkey then you might like my recipe for Leftover Turkey Lemon Rice Soup, or use your leftover turkey in this Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe

Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie

I grew up with this turkey version of Shepherd’s Pie. 

Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie

I don’t know if my mom had an “aha moment” when she sat staring at the leftover turkey and thought “Shepherd’s Pie!”

Leftover Turkey Recipe

Whatever the case, this is my mom’s version of Shepherd’s Pie and I think it’s kind of great. 

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Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe
Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

A delicious old-fashioned family meal using leftover poultry and mashed potatoes
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 321cal
Author: Melissa
Cost: $10


  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup sliced mushrooms
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp parsley
  • 1 15 oz. cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 cups turkey or chicken cooked and chopped
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes that have been whipped and seasoned with salt and pepper – or fresh whipped potatoes seasoned with salt and pepper to your liking
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp bread crumbs


  • Preheat the oven to 35o degrees
  • Melt the butter in a non stick skillet over medium heat
  • Add the spinach, celery, onion, and mushrooms and cook for about 5 minutes
  • Add some Salt and pepper – to your liking
  • In a large bowl, mix the soup, parsley, and cooked meat
  • Add the sauteed vegetables and mix together
  • In a separate bowl, beat the mashed potatoes well with an egg
  • Using a shallow, greased baking dish,  or a pie pan,  scoop the vegetable mixture into the pan
  • Add the mashed potato mixture to the top
  • Sprinkle with bread crumbs and paprika
  • Bake 25-35 minutes


nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 321cal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 718mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 411IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg
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