This Creamy Turkey Shepherd’s Pie is the best way to use up all your holiday dinner leftovers. It’s loaded with turkey and veggies, then topped with mashed potatoes. The perfect comfort food!
– 3 tbsp butter or canola oil divided – 1/2 small onion finely diced – 2 large carrots peeled and finely diced (about 2 cups) – 1 stalk celery finely diced (about 1/3-½ cup) – 1/2 tsp minced garlic – 1 tbsp all purpose flour – 1 1/2 cups chicken broth – 1 cup frozen peas – 2 cups cooked chopped turkey – salt and pepper – 1/2 tsp dried thyme – 3 cups mashed potatoes
– In a oven-safe skillet, melt butter. Cook veggies. – Add flour and stir until combined completely. Add broth, and cook and stir until broth is thickened. – Stir in peas and turkey until peas are warmed through. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and add thyme.
– Top with mashed potatoes and dab with remaining butter or brush with 1 tbsp canola oil.
– Bake for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are heated through.