Turkey Pot Pie Recipe with McCormick Gravy and a Giveaway! #McCormickGravy #spon

I love to cook Thanksgiving dinner and over the years I have learned that I can make certain things REALLY well and others…well, they need a little help!  My homemade cranberry sauce is heavenly but my homemade gravy comes out bland, lumpy and not so impressive.  I do not want to serve bland, lumpy and flavorless gravy to my guests!  I have discovered that If I use a combination of drippings from my turkey, some added sage and ground pepper and a couple packets of McCormick Turkey Gravy I end up with a gravy that everyone raves about!  I like watching guests go back for seconds and I am confident every year now that my ‘semi home made with the help of McCormick’ gravy will be a huge success!

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McCormick Turkey gravy packets come in handy the whole year through in my house because our Thanksgiving Day turkey actually lasts for months!  I buy a BIG turkey for Thanksgiving and when we are through eating it, we chop up all the leftover turkey and freeze it back in small containers for use in numerous recipes.  Our favorites are turkey soup, hot turkey sandwiches, turkey pot pie…the list goes on and on!  Turkey pot pie is one of my favorites and by keeping a couple packets of McCormick Turkey Gravy in the pantry, I know that I have a quick meal to feed my family that they will love.

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McCormick Turkey Gravy

One of the reasons I love McCormick Turkey Gravy is because it is reliable.  It is also made with no artificial flavors or colors, no MSG, and 0 grams of trans fat.  I was sent a few packets of the McCormick’s Turkey Gravy to try out in my recipe, although I admit I was already very familiar with it!  The one thing I love about it is that I get NO LUMPS…even if you don’t really follow the package directions because you are in a hurry and there are kids arguing and dogs barking and a husband who wants to know where the screwdriver is.  One thing I recommend is to use your pan drippings and several packs of the McCormick Turkey Gravy when you make your gravy on Thanksgiving.  Then, you will have lots of leftover gravy along with your leftover turkey.  It reheats very easily in a small pot so you can use it quickly and easily to create your leftover turkey masterpieces like the pot pie below!

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Easy Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

Yields 6 to 8

Quick and Easy Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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  • 3 cups cut-up cooked turkey
  • 1 (1 lb) bag frozen mixed vegetables (or an assortment of whatever you have!)
  • 2 packets McCormick Turkey Gravy
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups original Bisquick baking mix
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp EACH ground black pepper, garlic powder, sage
  • 1 1/2 cups milk


  1. Heat oven to 375ºF. (350ºF. for glass pan).
  2. Make McCormick turkey gravy according to package instructions in a medium pan. Add turkey and vegetables and heat gently 5 minutes, just until warm.
  3. Spread mixture in an ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2-in.
  4. In a small bowl, add Bisquick, cheese, spices and milk and mix until blended.
  5. Pour evenly over the turkey, gravy and vegetables (crust will rise during baking).
  6. Bake about 30 minutes or until light brown.


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About Diane

Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can’t quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke!


  1. I like adding some pan drippings for a fresh flavor!
  2. debbie jackson says:
    love adding the spices in it to my pan drippings debbie jackson djackson1958 at hotmail dot com
  3. I would add chopped cranberries.
  4. I'm not a big gravy maker, but I know it's good to add pan drippings.
  5. I like to add pan drippings as well.
  6. I love McCormick Turkey gravy because it's such a comfort food that reminds me of meals back home. Now I share it with my family and give it a special touch by adding herbs we grow together from the garden.
  7. I like the pan dripping with a little butter, flour and milk to make a creamy gravy.
  8. I like McCormick Turkey gravy because it's flavorful and delicious
  9. I have never tried the McCormick Turkey gravy but it looks yummy above.
  10. sheila musselman askins says:
    I like McCormick Turkey Gravy because it is so easy to use and tastes great! I love to make it and serve over homemade stuffing!
  11. McCormick Turkey gravy makes holiday meals simple and delicious!
  12. Besides that McCormick products are good? I like the drippings after and it makes good sauce
  13. Drippings are the best with McCormick
  14. karen bondehagen says:
    turkey pot pie looks delicious
  15. karen bondehagen says:
    i add mccormick spices and i add pan drippings and mashed carrots
  16. I like to add pan drippings and chopped up giblets.
  17. Cheryl Abdelnour says:
  18. I like having the extra gravy that I make with McCormick Turkey Gravy - because you always need to have lots of extra gravy to go with the leftovers!
  19. Karen Farrow says:
    I make mashed potato bowls with chopped up chicken breast, gravy on top and spinkle shredded cheese on to finish it off. My family love it.
  20. Amanda Sakovitz says:
    I love McCormick's Gravy because its delicious and sometimes I add a little chicken stock to it
  21. I like it because it is simple to make and it tastes good
  22. Nicole Copeland says:
    Because its yummy!! Im not the gravy maker but I do know I love it!
  23. Saturday Sadie says:
    McCormick makes it easy to dress up my pan drippings and make a great gravy!
  24. Liza @ Views From the 'Ville says:
    I like it because it's a convenient & trusted base for gravy!
  25. Laura Jacobson says:
    I love it cause the flavor is so good and its so easy to prepare. Sometimes when I make my own it does not turn out. I know using the McCormick it will always turn out and taste great!
  26. I like it's easy to prepare and great flavor
  27. Thomas Murphy says:
    I love the flavor and I add pepper to it for some kick
  28. I like it because it's easy!
  29. I like it because it is easy, affordable, and tastes good.
  30. i love it because it better them making homemade
  31. I use the pan drippings with the water to make it even more flavorful and easy.
  32. I Like McCormick Turkey gravy because it is delicious & easy to prepare.
  33. because we always have chicken and can't eat one without gravy!!!
  34. I love Mccormick turkey gravy because its so freakin yummy and its super easy for me to prepare.
  35. The gravy is quick and easy. Thanks for the chance.
  36. the gravy is great by itself, but even better with a bit of butter.
  37. because it is so easy to make!
  38. susan hartman says:
    I add some of the pan drippings to add more flavor
  39. I like it because making homemade gravy is my curse. I gave up years ago. I can never get it to thicken.
  40. Dena Scroggins says:
    I have never tried McCormick gravy, but that looks so good that I want to. We always have giblet gravy at Thanksgiving. :)
  41. Even though I try to make my own gravy it never comes out quite right so I like to use the McCormick gravy mixes to add to my drippings.
  42. For years I have used McCormick's Turkey gravy t extend my own. Everyone loves it and I have always gotten compliments on how smooth and delicious it is. Thanks McCormick's. Carol L
  43. Mary Beth Elderton says:
    I love McCormick gravy and use it every time I want a gravy or need a rich sauce. I know how to make gravy--I am a southern girl,after all :)--but I much prefer the consistency of McCormick's. I often use it in casseroles rather than ( or along with) the canned soups.
  44. Ana Dela Cruz says:
    I like McCormick gravy as mt usual sauce esp this coming Thanksgiving day. It would help our turkey dish even more tasteful.
  45. I like McCormick gravy because of it's homemade taste, easy to prepare and the whole family loves it!!
  46. Jennifer Rote says:
    I like it because it is so easy to make. If I add anything, it is only a bit of pepper.
  47. Allyson Bossie says:
    My husband won't eat anything BUT this gravy. I have even made homemade but he wants this, so we always buy it!
  48. Desiree Dunbar says:
    I love using it because it is simple to make and easy.
  49. I usually mix it as directed but I am saving this page to refernce because i will surely be sprucing the gravy up this year. I got some great ideas here.
  50. I like to add pan drippings, yummy gravy!!!
  51. It is so easy and delicious!
  52. pan drippings always make it better!
  53. Look delicious can't wait to try it :)
  54. I love McCormick Turkey gravy for it's savory delicious addition to our meal!
  55. LeAnn Voyer says:
    I love making hot turkey sandwiches with the McCormick Turkey Gravy and the leftover Thanksgiving Turkey. It brings back the fond memories of the diner in my hometown.
  56. McCormick Gravy helps make Thanksgiving much simplier. I admit that my Dad handles the turkey and gravy in my family, but I have seen him thicken it up with flour and add pan drippings.
  57. Because of the consistency of the gravy and how it compliments the food
  58. Love McCormick gravy - it makes dinner so much easier and tastier! acartwrightmorell at gmail dot com
  59. Janice Cooper says:
    I like it because its very tasty, easy to make and reminds me of my Grandmothers homemade gravy
  60. I've used it for years and I spice it up with cajun seasonings.
  61. I slow cook my roast with the gravy packet and beef broth it is so amazing
  62. I like adding small turkey pieces to the gravy.
  63. JEFF TAYLOR says:
    The best gravy out there! Adding a little stock helps too!
  64. i like it because it is the best tasting turkey gravy i have tried
  65. I love how convenient and easy is to make, I also like how it tastes as though I put effort in ;)
  66. courtney hennagir says:
    i love it because my mom always used it and it reminds me of home.i use it now with my own family and i hope my kids do too when they grow up. it's a tradition! it's just perfect.
  67. I love it cos it makes the turkey tasty and my fav dish!
  68. I like it because it's easy to make and always tastes good! Gives me more time to focus on making cranberry sauce (my favorite too!)
  69. Audra Weathers says:
    I like it because it's so easy and it always tastes great.
  70. Nicole-Lynn says:
    Great giveaway! I like McCormick's Gravy because of it's wonderful flavor! I especially like it on top of my mashed potatoes! Thanks for the [email protected]
  71. Ellen Levickis says:
    I like it made per the directions, nothing added other than mashed potatoes
  72. I like it because it is so much easier to make ...and it's delicious
  73. I love it on turkey sandwiches.
  74. I love it because it's just as yummy as homemade! And not having to make the gravy is one less thing to worry about when putting the meal together.
  75. I love it because it taste pretty close to home made. thanks carolwegs at gmail dot com
  76. I like it because it taste like homemade with out as much work because there is so much else that needs to be done on Thanksgiving or holidays when there are so many family members coming over.
  77. it is so simple and quick!
  78. Stephanie Gossett says:
    I love this gravy! I add drippings and heavy cream to it!
  79. I like using it for pot pies
  80. I have never used it but it looks easy and I always love gravy!
  81. april yedinak says:
    I like it because then I don't have to fuss with hot drippings to make my own.
  82. I like the McCormick Turkey gravy because it taste good and my son loves it.
  83. like it b/c it's so easy to make
  84. I love their gravy because it's simple, easy to make and family loves it
  85. Elizabeth Langston says:
    I start with the basic recipe and add mushrooms, sherry and a bit of thyme.
  86. Nicole Sender says:
    I add pan drippings to the gravy mix and that makes it really good.
  87. I have never tried there Turkey gravy but I love there Sausage Breakfast gravy over biscuits so this mostly is good. I would put it over Mashed Potatoes :)
  88. Amy Peschel says:
    This is the only brand I buy for gravy and chili mix.

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