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Turkey Pot Pie

As much as I love Thanksgiving leftovers, it's always a bit of a challenge to come up with fresh leftover ideas. Pot pie isn't a super creative idea in general, but I haven't yet made it with Thanksgiving leftovers and I've never shared a pot pie recipe here so I figured it was time. This can certainly be made with chicken as well (works great for leftover roast chicken or rotisserie chicken) or if you're not a meat eater, you can use loads of mushrooms and broccoli and other hearty vegetables.

I also really wanted to make pot pie because I recently rewatched the episode of 'The Office' where Michael eats an entire family-sized pot pie for lunch, falls victim to a food coma, and the rest of the staff use it as a way to leave early for the day and it's one of my favorite cold opens.
Ingredients [serves 6]:
¼ cup butter (½ stick)
½ onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 celery ribs, diced
1 carrot, diced
1 teaspoon crushed pepper flakes
3 sprigs thyme, st…

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