Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Leftover Turkey | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Leftover Turkey | Kid Friendly Things To Do

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

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

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

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  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 20 min.
  • Cook Time: 25 min.
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 Tbsp of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup of chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup of sliced mushrooms
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp of parsley
  • 1 can of cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 cups of cooked and chopped chicken or turkey
  • 2 cups of leftover 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 egg
  • 2 Tbsp bread crumbs

Instructions

  • 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

 

Leftover Turkey Recipe

Melissa – Kid Friendly Things To Do

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