What an amazing way to spread the holiday cheer! Nothing says “season’s greetings” quite like a Good Tidings Meat Pie, that’s for sure! These personalized delights are filled with a rich, savory sauce and tart cranberry flavor alongside juicy turkey and succulent ham. On top is a truly crispy and flaky filo crust that sounds like a Christmas cracker filled with all the hearty goodness you could imagine! Good Tidings Meat Pie to you, wherever you are!

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  • 1 ounce butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup turkey or chicken stock, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 pound leftover turkey, white and dark meat, cooked and diced
  • 2 ounces leftover ham, cooked and diced
  • 2 ounces sweet corn
  • 4 sheets filo pastry, thawed if frozen


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 390 degrees F.

Step 2 –Melt the butter over medium-low heat in a saucepan.

Step 3 –Add the flour to the butter and stir until a smooth paste forms, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 4 –Slowly pour the stock into the flour mixture, stirring constantly and adding a little at a time, until a smooth liquid forms, with no lumps.

Step 5 –Add the milk to the flour mixture and simmer until a smooth sauce forms.

Step 6 –Season the sauce to taste with the salt and the pepper.

Step 7 –Transfer the saucepan from the heat and stir in the cranberry sauce, the turkey, the ham, and the sweet corn.

Step 8 –Divide the mixture between four individual pie dishes or individual casserole dishes.

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Step 9 –Shape the filo pastry by scrunching each sheet up from the middle until it can fit in the pie plates or casserole dishes.

Step 10 –Place the filo dough pieces onto the filling in the pie plates.

Step 11 –Bake until the filo dough is golden brown and cooked through according to package directions and the filling is hot and bubbling, about 15 minutes.

Step 12 –Serve.