Leftover Turkey & Ham Pasta

  • Author: Ciara Attwell
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Christmas
  • Cuisine: One Pot Pasta


Turn leftover Christmas turkey and ham into a delicious and easy one pot creamy pasta dish!


  • 0.5 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 700ml milk
  • 600ml chicken stock
  • 350g pasta
  • 200g cooked turkey
  • 200g cooked ham
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 3 tbsp creme fraiche
  • 50g grated parmesan


  1. Heat the oil in a large deep frying pan or casserole dish.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add the milk, chicken stock and pasta. 
  4. Bring to the boil and simmer for 6 minutes, stirring regularly.
  5. Add the cooked turkey, cooked ham and frozen peas and simmer for another 6-8 minutes until the pasta is cooked and most of the liquid has been absorbed.
  6. Turn off the heat and stir in the creme fraiche and parmesan.
  7. Serve immediately.


This recipe is best eaten immediately.