Diabetic Dish of the Week – Quick Turkey Pot Pie

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Quick Turkey Pot Pie. Great recipe for those Thanksgiving Day Dinner Leftovers! Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing to make this week’s dish are Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Fat-Free Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth, Potato, Spices, Turkey Breast, Peas, Buttermilk and more! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Quick Turkey Pot Pie
Looking for a way to use up that Thanksgiving turkey? You can’t go wrong with this quick and easy pot pie! Featuring turkey breast, potatoes, peas and bell peppers, it will give a new life to your leftovers!

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1 small onion, chopped
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup cubed peeled potato
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast (about 10 ounces)
1/3 cup frozen peas
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons cold reduced-fat stick margarine, cubed
3 to 5 tablespoons buttermilk

Yield: 5 servings
Serving size: 1 biscuit and 3/4 cup turkey mixture

1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

2. For filling, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add bell pepper, celery and onion; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in flour until blended. Stir in broth, potato, thyme, salt and black pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes.

3. Stir in turkey and peas; simmer 5 to 7 minutes, or until potato is tender and peas are hot. Pour into 1- to 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.

4. For topping, combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or two knives until margarine is size of peas. Stir in buttermilk until dough forms. Place on floured surface; knead lightly. Pat out to about 1/2-inch thickness. Cut dough into 5 biscuits with 2- to 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter, rerolling dough as needed. Place biscuits on top of filling. Bake 12 to 14 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Tip: This fast and delicious recipe will please both adults and children. The recipe is quick because most ingredients are common pantry staples. The fresh (and frozen) vegetables make it a healthy version of an old favorite. You can substitute the vegetables in the recipe for other vegetables you may have on hand, such as broccoli, carrots or cauliflower.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 250 calories, Carbohydrates: 30 g, Protein: 18 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 38 mg, Sodium: 505 mg, Fiber: 3 g

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