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Mini Southwest Chipotle Turkey Pot Pies with LeCreuset & OXO Giveaway!

These mini Southwest Chipotle Turkey Pot Pies are the perfect post-Thanksgiving dish. Repurpose your Thanksgiving veggies and turkey into these warm, easy and individual pot pies full of turkey and spicy veggies. Test out your roast turkey and carving skills on this soon to be classic!

Mini Southwest Chicken Pot Pies - Perfect for left over chicken or turkey! And who doesn't love pot pie!
There ain’t nothing like thinking you set your alarm for work the next day and realizing 45 minutes after your alarm is supposed to go off and sitting BOLT upright in bed to the sound of rush hour traffic starting right outside your window to make you realize that, nope, you in fact did not. And somehow I still managed to make it out the door on time! Boo-yah!!

I think watching the entire Mission Impossible movie series is starting to have an effect on my daily lift – I was a ninja this morning! Sure I didn’t take the time to wash or dry my hair, but I work in a construction trailer – ain’t no one there I’m trying to impress with my good looks. I rely on the excessive number of pies I’ve been bringing into the office to take care of that.

And it’s been working! But this is one pie the guys didn’t get their mitts on. Because I ate them.

Mini Southwest Chicken Pot Pies - Perfect for left over chicken or turkey! And who doesn't love pot pie!

The beauty of working with all men is that they will eat just about anything I bring in. Well, all but one. But he’s another story. Doesn’t like dessert? I just can’t comprehend those words. It short circuits my brain just thinking about it!

Like a pack of hyenas these men are. If men hovering over a pan of brownies or scrambling for the last slice of pie is a form of flattery – then I am flattered. The flattery even got taken up a notch when one of the guys asked me to make the pies at his daughter’s wedding next summer! Yeah – she wants PIE! I think I’ll like this bride a lot!

Mini Southwest Chicken Pot Pies - Perfect for left over chicken or turkey! And who doesn't love pot pie!

So, I am going to need your help putting together a list!! – What are your favorite pies? My list is already at 25 pies, but it’s a wedding and has to be something truly special. Oh and don’t worry, I’ve already added all of the PIE WEEK pies to the list for the bride. There are some really inventive pies out there!

Have you seen the rest of the pies? Be sure to check them out and get your entries in to the giveaways going on now, too!
Mini Southwest Chicken Pot Pies - Perfect for left over chicken or turkey! And who doesn't love pot pie!

Lattice-topped Cranberry Blueberry Pie– The Baker Chick

Amish Peanut Butter Pie– Nutmeg Nanny

Whole Wheat Blueberry Hand Pies– Chocolate and Carrots

Chocolate Cream Pie with Meringue Crust (gluten free)- Dessert for Two

Bourbon Maple Pumpkin Pie– Eats Well with Others

Apple Pear Butter Pie with Gingersnap Crust– Bake or Break

Frosted Slab Apple Pie– Tracey’s Culinary Adventures

Dulce de Leche Apple Hand Pies– Dinners Dishes and Desserts

Biscoff Ice Cream Pie– Carla’s Confections

Apple Pie with Apple Pie Moonshine– Foodie with Family

Be sure to Enter today’s OXO and LeCreuset Giveaway Below  :: And Enter Monday’s King Arthur Flour Giveaway HERE along with my Apple Cherry Galette with Kettle Chip Crumble!Mini Southwest Chipotle Turkey Pot Pies - There are only so many post-Thanksgiving Turkey sandwiches

Mini Southwest Chipotle Chicken (or Turkey) Pot Pie

Yield: 4

Prep Time: 30 MInutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour

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1-2 Pre-Made Store bought Pie Crusts
4 Tbsp Butter
¼ cup Flour
1 ¼ cup Half and Half
2 ½ cups Southwest Frozen Vegetable Mix (corn, black beans, bell peppers and onions)
2 cups Shredded or Cubed Cooked Turkey or Chicken
1 Tbsp Chipotle Tabasco Sauce
Salt and Pepper to Taste
1 clove Garlic, minced
Non-stick cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Roll out pre-made pie crust into a 14" inch disk on a floured surface. Using a round cookie cutter, cut out four round circles to fit into the bottom of your baking dishes. Spray non-stick spray into the bottom of each baking dish and place dough into the bottom of each dish. Poke dough disks with a fork once or twice to vent. Place into oven for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and set aside.

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium high heat. Whisk in flour until a roux begins to form. Continue to whisk until the mixture turns golden brown. Whisk in half and half until a smooth gravy forms. Bring to a simmer to allow it to thicken. Add in Chipotle Tabasco, salt and pepper to taste and clove of garlic. Add in frozen Southwest Vegetable mix and leftover turkey or chicken. Bring the mixture to a simmer and continue to stir until mixture is hot.

Ladle into the baking dishes.

Top with small cut outs of leaves or decorations to the top of the pot pies, or cut additional disks to top pot pies. An additional pie crust may be needed if you do small leaves and require additional dough. It's best to have two on hand just in case.

Spray top of pot pie with non-stick spray. Place the baking dishes onto a cookie sheet, and bake pot pies until the tops are golden brown - about 25 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for 5-10 minutes to cool slightly. Devour.


44 Responses to “Mini Southwest Chipotle Turkey Pot Pies with LeCreuset & OXO Giveaway!”

  1. #
    Joanne — November 20, 2013 @ 3:41 am

    Now I’m thinking maybe I should go all pies for my wedding next year! It could be totally pie-themed! My caterers are going to kill me. 😛

    These pot pies sound super tasty. I love that beautiful pie crust topping!

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    Marie @ Little Kitchie — November 20, 2013 @ 4:22 am

    Sounds so delish! Perfect for leftovers!

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    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — November 20, 2013 @ 4:42 am

    That topping is gorgeous! What an honor to be asked to make the pies for her wedding, I wish I was going to be a guest:-)

  4. #
    lori — November 20, 2013 @ 4:46 am

    where can i find the recipe?

    • Megan replied: — November 20th, 2013 @ 4:48 am

      Oh gosh, let me get it added! Sorry I forgot the code! It’ll be up soon!

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    Alice // Hip Foodie Mom — November 20, 2013 @ 4:49 am

    Love your mini turkey pot pies!!! Where’s the recipe? Did I miss it?

    • Megan replied: — November 20th, 2013 @ 4:53 am

      Sorry Alice, I forgot to add in the recipe code! I’ll be adding it in ASAP! Clearly I forgot my coffee this morning!

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    Alice // Hip Foodie Mom — November 20, 2013 @ 4:59 am

    Megan, no worries!! I’ll check back later this afternoon. . get some coffee and have a great day! plus, it’s still super early for you!! 🙂

  7. #
    Sheila — November 20, 2013 @ 5:33 am

    Gorgeous! Me want pot pie! (insert cookie monster voice)

  8. #
    Tieghan — November 20, 2013 @ 5:35 am

    So freaking awesome! The pies and giveaway!!

  9. #
    Amy @ The Nifty Foodie — November 20, 2013 @ 5:45 am

    What a great idea! I love the decorative crust topping, too. 🙂 So festive!

  10. #
    Audra | The Baker Chick — November 20, 2013 @ 5:46 am

    This is absolutely gorgeous Megan! I love those cute leaf crust toppers too! What a perfect way to use some leftover turkey!

  11. #
    Becki @ Bites 'n Brews — November 20, 2013 @ 7:03 am

    Painfully adorable crust!

  12. #
    Ali | Gimme Some Oven — November 20, 2013 @ 7:54 am

    Oh my gosh. These are the absolute CUTEST!!! Brilliant idea, Megan! 🙂

  13. #
    Jennifer | Bake or Break — November 20, 2013 @ 8:21 am

    I’m so glad to see savory pies for Pie Week! This one looks so warm and comfy and just necessary in my life.

  14. #
    Kelli H (Made in Sonoma) — November 20, 2013 @ 8:22 am

    Your work is so beautiful!

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    Carla @ Carlas Confections — November 20, 2013 @ 8:23 am

    LOL you are hilarious Meg! And seriously… who doesnt like dessert?! I mean, come on! 😉 And these pot pies definitely need to be in my life. Especially with those uber adorable leaf crusts on top!

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    Katie @ Butterlust Blog — November 20, 2013 @ 8:26 am

    Never trust a man who says he doesn’t like dessert. That’s my motto.
    Also, my mouth is watering!!! Love the leaf cut outs!

  17. #
    Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen — November 20, 2013 @ 9:03 am

    Yes yes and yes. I want every last bite of that. No sharing.

  18. #
    Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats — November 20, 2013 @ 10:46 am

    Oh my goodness that is like the cutest little bowl of yuminess ever!!!

  19. #
    Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain — November 20, 2013 @ 10:54 am

    Megan, you get 50 gold stars!! These are the cutest pies ever!

  20. #
    Rachel Cooks — November 20, 2013 @ 11:10 am

    These are GORGEOUS!

  21. #
    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — November 20, 2013 @ 11:40 am

    Are you kidding me right now with those leaves?? Perfection!!

  22. #
    Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking — November 20, 2013 @ 1:25 pm

    Love this recipe and the fabulous giveaway, Megan! I’m going to be making turkey pot pies, like, STAT after Thanksgiving!

  23. #
    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — November 20, 2013 @ 1:31 pm

    Those decorations are adorable!

  24. #
    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps — November 20, 2013 @ 5:09 pm

    These are so cute!!!!

  25. #
    Tracey — November 20, 2013 @ 5:29 pm

    Definitely the perfect way to use up those Thanksgiving leftovers! I love the little vessels you used, and those toppers are pretty much the cutest thing ever!

  26. #
    Gaby — November 20, 2013 @ 6:27 pm

    Love the leaf pastry covering this delicious pie! This is just so perfect!

  27. #
    Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) — November 21, 2013 @ 4:55 am

    Dying over how delicious and adorable these are!

  28. #
    ashley - baker by nature — November 21, 2013 @ 6:21 am

    This is the prettiest pie I’ve ever seen! And I looooove that it’s savory!!!

  29. #
    Julie @ Table for Two — November 21, 2013 @ 7:34 am

    I love the leaf cutouts, they’re so pretty and make this pot pie that much more adorable and devour-able haha

  30. #
    Laurie {Simply Scratch} — November 21, 2013 @ 9:22 am

    Megan these pot pies are gorgeous! You are so creative!

  31. #
    claire @ the realistic nutritionist — November 21, 2013 @ 9:46 am

    You are so pretty and so is this pot pie!! I love the leaf accent, so trendy.

  32. #
    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts — November 21, 2013 @ 3:26 pm

    This is just gorgeous – will you teach me how to take pictures….please!!
    I love the flavors here too, so much more up my alley than a regular pot pie.

  33. #
    Karla G — November 21, 2013 @ 5:47 pm

    Love the leaves covering this mini pie! So festive!

  34. #
    Heather Spooner — November 21, 2013 @ 6:32 pm

    So cute! My favorite pie is Praline Key lime icebox pie. Thanks for the giveaway.

  35. #
    Nutmeg Nanny — November 28, 2013 @ 8:42 pm

    These pot pies are adorable and I bet they taste amazing too 🙂 I love this recipe!

  36. #
    Caroline @ chocolate & carrots — November 30, 2013 @ 1:19 pm

    What a beautiful savory pie! What a surprise to dig out under those leaves. 🙂

  37. #
    Barbara @ Barbara Bakes — December 9, 2013 @ 7:57 pm

    I love the way you’ve dressed up a pot pie. It looks fabulous!

  38. #
    Noelle Bice — November 8, 2014 @ 7:05 pm

    Will SO be doing this with my leftovers!!!


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