Vegetable-Turkey Pot Pie


Get your healthy on without sacrificing the comfort of this home-style casserole. Swapping in lighter turkey for beef and adding hearty veggies give this pot pie a nutritional lift.

Vegetable-Turkey Pot Pie
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 cups filling


  • 2 pound ground turkey or lean ground beef

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • 3 cup frozen peas and carrots or frozen mixed vegetables

  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 8 ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce

  • 1 13.8 ounce pkg. refrigerated pizza dough

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten (optional)

  • grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In 4- to 5-qt. pot cook ground meat and onion about 8 minutes or until meat is browned and onion is tender. Drain off any fat.

  2. Stir chili powder, salt, and pepper into meat mixture in pot. Add frozen vegetables, tomatoes, and tomato sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes. Cover to keep warm.

  3. Unroll pizza dough; cut into 1-inch strips. Transfer meat mixture to a 3-qt. rectangular baking dish. Arrange dough strips in a lattice pattern on top of the meat mixture. If desired, brush dough with lightly beaten egg and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  4. Bake, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until golden.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

479 Calories
16g Fat
46g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 479
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 34g 170%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 655mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 19.9mg 100%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Potassium 814mg 17%
Folate, total 50.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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