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Almond-Turkey Pie

No recipe image available.This hearty turkey pie is a great use for leftover turkey.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese - divided use
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3 cups chopped cooked turkey
1 1/2 cups diced celery
1 cup mayonnaise
2/3 cup toasted almonds, chopped - divided use
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl mix together 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese and flour. Stir in chopped turkey, diced celery, mayonnaise, 1/3 cup chopped, toasted almonds, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough in rectangle shape to fit 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Transfer dough to dish being careful not to stretch pastry. Turn under the edges, and flute to seal to dish.
  4. Spoon turkey mixture into pastry crust. Sprinkle with remaining grated cheddar cheese and chopped toasted almonds.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, or until lightly browned and heat thoroughly.

Makes 8 servings.

*Use store bought ready-to-use, or homemade pastry using your favorite recipe, or ours: Basic Pie Crust 101.