Turkey Pot Pie With Phyllo

Saturday, January 16, 2010

* 8 ounces boneless skinless turkey breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
* 4 sheets phyllo dough
* 1 1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (peas, carrots, corn, beans)
* 1 medium onion, chopped (6 oz)
* 4 stalks celery
* 1 1/2 cups turkey broth
* 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour
* 1/2 cup fat-free half-and-half
* 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
* 3 garlic cloves, minced
* 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
* 1 1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage
* 2 teaspoons parmesan cheese (14g)
* nonstick cooking spray
* salt and pepper, to taste

1. NOTE: If you have never worked with phyllo before, don’t be afraid! Read the box directions carefully and have everything prepared to assemble before you open the phyllo.
2. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a round casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
3. In a large non-stick skillet, add ½ tsp olive oil and heat over medium heat. Add the turkey pieces, seasoning with salt and pepper. Cook through until no longer pink. Remove to a plate.
4. Add remaining oil, onion, garlic, and celery to skillet; cook 3 minutes. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in broth and half-and-half. Cook, stirring until mixture comes to a slight boil.
5. Add frozen vegetables, salt and pepper to taste. Cover and cook on medium/low, simmering and stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
6. Stir in turkey, parsley, and sage. Remove from heat and keep warm.
7. Unroll phyllo. Remove 2 sheets to the counter and spray them lightly with cooking spray. Place them in the bottom of the casserole dish so they cross each other, and run up the sides.
8. Spoon the turkey mixture into the casserole dish. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Fold phyllo over the top. Remove 2 more sheets, coat with spray, and place them on top of the pie so they cross each other. Tuck the edges down the sides as best you can.
9. Cook at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes, until hot and bubbly inside. Let stand 5-8 minutes before serving.

Adapted from recipezaar.com


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