Turkey Croquette

I love Thanksgiving and sometimes I think its just so I can enjoy the leftovers! Here are some of my favorite recipes for using up your leftover turkey and stuffing.

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Calories325 kcal
  • 2 cups chopped turkey meat
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 3 stalks of celery cleaned and sliced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 3 small potatoes diced skin on
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 4 oz peas optional
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3-4 cups turkey or chicken stock
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Gluten Free or Regular premade pie crust or make your own
  • 3 cups leftover stuffing regular or gluten free
  • 2 cups chopped turkey
  • leftover gravy as needed to make moist
  • flour for dusting
  • olive oil for saute
  1. Add butter to a large saute pan or pot add all your prepped veggies to butter and saute for about 8 minutes, or until they look partially cooked.
  2. add in flour and mix well to make a roux in the veggies, turn down heat and continue cooking for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add in 3 cups of your turkey or chicken stock to make the gravy for the pot pie. If it looks too thick add in another cup of stock.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and allow to cook on low hear for about 15 minutes. At this point let the mixture cool down a bit.
  5. Fill each casserole almost to the top with your prepared turkey filling Place premade pie dough on top of filling , and crimp around edges, finished crust anyway you like.
  6. Brush dough with beaten egg, and make 4 slits in the top of the dough
  7. Place pot pies in preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until the crust gets a rich golden brown color.
  8. Serve as is or with lightly buttered noodles, or any side you may like. You may also make one big pot pie if you like, just keep your dough in one piece while chilling.
  1. Mix leftover stuffing with chopped turkey and add as much gravy as you need to make the mixture moist enough to form patties or cones.
  2. These can be baked or sauteed.
  3. If pan frying coat croquette with flour and saute in pan with olive oil till lightly brown in color, and place in a 325 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  4. You can eliminate the pan frying and just place in oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Serve with gravy and your favorite veggie.