Turkey Masala Hand Pies

Cranberry adds the perfect tartness to this new breakfast favorite. 

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Turn that perfect holiday turkey into a surprising grab-and-go treat for the next day by slowly simmering the meat with a unique mix of spices and packaging it up in an easy pie crust. 

Turkey Masala Hand Pies

Turkey Masala Hand Pies

Pie for breakfast? You bet! These adorable hand pies are the perfect grab-and-go meal for a busy morning.

Photo by: Kristin Guy

Kristin Guy


Makes 4 servings

  • 2 pre-frozen pie crusts, defrosted
  • olive oil
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 Tbs. curry
  • 1/2 tsp. curry or masala seasoning
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup leftover turkey, shredded
  • 1/2 cup leftover gravy (or chicken broth)
  • 1/3 cup leftover cranberry sauce (optional)
  • melted butter

Thaw Out Crusts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Defrost pie crusts on the counter and set aside.

Prepare Pies

In a skillet, add shallot with a drizzle of olive oil and sauté until soft. Add spices and mix well. Add shredded turkey and mix thoroughly. Place pie crust on flour dusted surface and slightly roll out. Using a 4-6 inch ring mold, cut out circular pieces and set aside, brushing them with melted butter.


Fill circular pie rings in the center with a small dollop of turkey mix and add a tiny dollop of cranberry sauce on top. Fold over and crimp with a fork. Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden. 

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