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Turkey Pot Pie Mac and Cheese

Turkey Pot Pie Mac and Cheese is a twist on a classic family favorite.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 973 kcal

Equipment

  • Saute Pan
  • Saucepan
  • Chef's Knife
  • Wooden Spoon

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 Pound Dried Pasta Elbows or Cavatappi preferred
  • ½ Cup Butter
  • ½ Cup Flour
  • 1 ½ Cups Milk
  • 2 Cups Half and Half
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Ground Sage
  • 1 Tsp Ground Mustard
  • 2 Cups Sharp Cheddar
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Jack
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Celery Sliced
  • 1 Onion Diced
  • 1 Cup Carrots sliced
  • ½ Cup Peas
  • 2 Cups Shredded Turkey or Chicken

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot or dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and stir together until fully incorporated. Cook roux until flour is cooked through and it has a slight nutty aroma.
  • Slowly add milk to roux mixture, whisking together so that it is smooth and fully blended together. Add is half and half.
  • Add in seasonings and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Whisk in cheese and stir until fully incorporated. Let simmer for several minutes until sauce thickens.
  • Cook pasta per package instructions until al dente.
  • In a separate skillet add celery, onion and carrots with olive oil and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add in peas and turkey and cook until warmed.
  • Add pasta and veggie mixture to the sauce mixture and adjust seasoning as desired. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 973kcalCarbohydrates: 78gProtein: 42gFat: 55gSaturated Fat: 30gCholesterol: 171mgSodium: 615mgPotassium: 696mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 5174IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 608mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Turkey Pot Pie Mac and Cheese
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