Cheat’s turkey turnovers

Cheat’s turkey turnovers
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Ready in 35 minutes

A great way to use up leftover turkey. Make these tasty turkey parcels using store-bought pastry and a good quality jar of pasta sauce.


  • 425g pack frozen ready-rolled puff pastry, thawed
  • 200g leftover cooked turkey meat (or buy some from the supermarket deli counter)
  • 25g frozen peas
  • 3 tbsp fresh mushroom pasta sauce
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Poppy seeds, to sprinkle


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan180°C/gas 6. Unroll the 2 sheets of puff pastry. Cut each in half to give 2 rectangles.
  2. Cut up the turkey meat and divide between the 4 sheets of pastry. Divide the peas between each pastry parcel. Spoon the pasta sauce over each parcel and season. Brush the pastry edges with a little egg. Fold over the pastry and seal the edges using the prongs of a fork.
  3. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with the poppy seeds. Bake for 25 minutes until golden. Serve with new potatoes and green beans.


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