Thanksgiving Recipe: Baked Golden Topped Turkey And Hampie

Baked Golden Top Turkey with Hampie
Baked Golden Top Turkey with Hampie | Source

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For this coming Thankgiving dinner, I will be preparing a different style of turkey recipe, Baked Golden Topped Turkey & Hampie.

There is a wide choice of meat to choose for preparing Thanksgiving dinner; lamb, beef, seafood, chicken, pork and turkey.

Chicken Keels

Chicken drumsticks, deboned, use the flesh for the pie
Chicken drumsticks, deboned, use the flesh for the pie | Source

Turkey Substitute ?

  • Although turkey is the main ingredient during Thanksgiving, most people prefer to cook either chicken or beef depending on which meat is available in the market.
  • Frankly speaking, turkey and chicken are both excellent choices for Thanksgiving dinner.
  • Chicken meat cooks easily than turkey but the latter taste better.
  • Beef may take a longer time to cook and it is wise to pound the tendons before cooking. Otherwise your guest will have a hard time to chew them off.
  • However, I prefer to use the traditional turkey as it is low in fat but high in protein, an excellent diet for weight watchers.

Don't Panic. Here's Your Cooked Turkey

How much is enough?

When you are preparing turkey, remember to remove the skin and excess fats as they are high in fat content.

This Golden topped Turkey and Hampie requires 240g of cooked turkey which means each person could consume at least 60g of turkey, sufficient if you are watching your weight.

This turkey dish is simply easy to prepare and easy to please your family members appetite.

I am sure this turkey meal will give you less workload, nutritious meal for the whole family and mouth-watering dish at first sight.

Here is my Turkey

Cooked turkey...Awesome!!
Cooked turkey...Awesome!! | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: 4 people

Chopped cooked ham


Conversion ml to pint / quart

1 (ml) = 0.00105669 quart (USA)

100ml = 0.105669 quart (USA )

1 ml = 0.00211338 pint (UK )

100ml = 0.211338 pint (UK


  • 720g potatoes
  • 4 tsp margarine
  • 60g plain flour
  • 300ml skimmed milk
  • 300ml chicken stock
  • 240g cooked turkey, cut into chunks
  • 90g cooked ham, chopped
  • 90g canned sweet corn, discard water
  • 2 tsp fresh/dried parsely, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley, to garnish

Method to cook :

  1. Peel off potatoes skin. Cook potatoes in a pot of boiling water until tender for 15 minutes. Drain and cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 200C or 400F

Step 3

boil the sauce until thickens
boil the sauce until thickens | Source

  • Meanwhile, melt 3 tsp of margarine in a medium size saucepan.
  • Add the flour, stirring to blend.
  • Cook gently for 1 minute.
  • Gradually, add in 300ml skimmed milk and then stir in the chicken stock.
  • Heat up, keep stirring until the sauce boils and thickens.

Step 4

Add in chopped turkey and ham into the sauce
Add in chopped turkey and ham into the sauce | Source

Step 4.

  • Add the turkey, ham, sweetcorn and parsley to the sauce.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Why I bought Pyrex brand?

1. China made dish will crack if you put into an microwave oven and has foul odor. Hence, I chose Pyrex, a well known culinary brand for shallow dish, fit for microwave oven .

2. I like the see through dish so that I could watch the turkey / chicken meat turn color, whether any liquid overflows.

3. It has thick lid, not heavy and well fitted to the dish, not excess vapor escape from the dish.

Step 5

Grease the shallow dish
Grease the shallow dish | Source

Step 5.

  • Grease a shallow oven proof dish with the remaining teaspoon of margarine.
  • Pour in the turkey and ham sauce.

Step 6

Spread the sliced boiled potatoes all over the dish
Spread the sliced boiled potatoes all over the dish | Source

Step 6.

  • Slice the cooked potatoes and arrange over the top.
  • Beat the egg and remaining 2 tbsp of milk together and brush over the surface of the potatoes to glaze them.
  • Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown.
  • Serve sprinkled with a little chopped fresh parsley.

Coversion: Gram to pound/ ounce

1 kilogram = 1000 grams
1 pound = 16 ounces
Medium potato: 2 to 3" in diameter, 5-8oz (140-225g)
1 ounce = 28.3495231 grams
1 stone = 14 pounds
Large potato: 3 to 4.25" in diameter, 8-12oz (225-340g)
1 pound = 453.592 grams
1 medium potato =5.3 oz (150g)
1 stone = 6.35029318 kilograms
1 large potato =8oz (225g)
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 282
Calories from Fat162
% Daily Value *
Fat 18 g28%
Saturated fat 5 g25%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 11 g22%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 662 mg28%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Looks delicious! I was going to write that I have never heard of Hampie, but maybe, after reading, it is Ham pie? Either way, looks great. Thanks for sharing.

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Blessings, Faith Reaper

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peachpurple 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author


Thanks for reading. Yeah, it is ham and turkey pie

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kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

This looks just delicious PeachPurple :-) Thank you for sharing your recipe! Great choice of pictures!

Have a great week!

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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Mmm another great recipe for me to save.

Sounds and looks delicious.

Voting up also.


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peachpurple 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author



thanks, pals

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suzettenaples 3 years ago from Taos, NM

I have never heard or seen these dish before. It sounds delicious and a great casserole for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. Thanks so much for sharing your recipe and ideas with us. This looks so good.

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idigwebsites 3 years ago from United States

Looks really good... all of the my favorite goodies are here in one dish. I might have not tried that this just past Thanksgiving but I am going to try that for Christmas/Christmas eve dinner. Thanks for sharing Peachpurple! :)

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peachpurple 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author



Nice to know that this recipe is a hit for special occasions

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FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

This looks delicious! I am saving this one to try.

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Susan Recipes 3 years ago from India

Amazing recipe. I bookmarked it. Thanks for sharing.

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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Thanksgiving Recipe: Baked Golden Topped Turkey And Hampie is a wonderful idea and looks so good. A recipe with many great suggestions.

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Rebecca Furtado 3 years ago from Anderson, Indiana

A very good recipe for holiday leftovers. There is always plenty of ham and turkey to dice up. Very nice piece.

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CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

This looks amazing and delicious! I have never made this dish, but it certainly is right up there with favorite recipes to try out. Thanks so much for writing about this wonderful recipe.

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My Cook Book 3 years ago from India

Good recipe, thank you for the same. Well written with all the useful content.

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bethperry 3 years ago from Tennesee

Mmm, sounds like a great dish! I'll have to bookmark this recipe. Thanks for sharing, peachpurple!

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Suzanne Day 3 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Looks delicious and easy to make! Voted beautiful, for the mouth watering photos;)

Barbara 3 years ago

I used to be a lot stricter. My kids both get A's and B's with out me puihsng them. We work together on home work and most things come pretty easy to them. I used to be pretty hard on my son when he would come home with a B or even a C on a paper when it was something I knew he could do better at and he just didn't follow directions or finish the assignment. Then last March he was diagnosed with ADHD and Aspergers. So although he was capable of the work he couldn't focus to the extent he needed to to get the higher grades. So I am more understanding now but I still encourage him and I do believe he is doing his best.

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vespawoolf 3 years ago from Peru, South America

What a beautiful and delicious idea. Now my mouth is watering for turkey!

Arash 3 years ago

My son only just started JK so my epxictateon is that he puts his best foot forward, try's new things and establishes good communication with his peers. Grades are obviously not a part of the program at this point, but i'm confident he will do well from grade's one and up. As for behaviour we as parents lead by example so showing our children that being good to others, sharing in your family household and being a genrally positive good person in public will emanate through the school years as well.

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mylindaelliott 3 years ago from Louisiana

It sounds and looks delicious.

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mary615 2 years ago from Florida

I never heard of "hampie", but the recipe look really good. You may want to consider converting grams so folks like me know the amount to use in your recipe. I would have no idea how many potatoes would equal 720 grams. Just a thought......

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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author

ok, thanks for yr tips, gonna put in the table

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Peggy W 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

So "hampie" is a mixture of turkey and ham. Nice combination! I have a turkey roasting in the oven right now and also have some ham. This sounds like a good combination dish with the potatoes and peas. Could easily substitute other veggies or even add some cheese to this. You now have me thinking! Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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pstraubie48 2 years ago from sunny Florida

Please pass me a plate of this food. I am now starving!!! Yum, yum, and YUM

Angels are on the way to you today and Merry Christmas

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rebeccamealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

Wow. And the photos!

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prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

Yummy, I love the recipe. It sound delicious. Thanks for sharing. Happy holidays!

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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author

thanks, i am glad you like it

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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author

lol! merry christmas

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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author

yes, yummy

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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author

merry Christmas and thanks

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Barbara Kay 2 years ago from USA

I had to check out what hampie is. I never heard of it before, but it sounds good.

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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author

dear barbara, a hampie is a combination of ham and potatoes, baked in a dish.

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colorfulone 2 years ago from Minnesota

Wow, I bet that is very tasty with turkey and ham.

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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home Author


yes, tasty with ham and turkey, great combination

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Jodah 22 months ago from Queensland Australia

This looks delicious. I had never heard of a hampie either but you made me hungry. Great recipe hub. Thanks.

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peachpurple 22 months ago from Home Sweet Home Author

lol! thanks Jodah, you can try this hampie for a change

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pstraubie48 15 months ago from sunny Florida

Thanks for daughter loves to try new recipes so I will pass this along. It looks very flavorful...yum

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Angels are on the way to you this Thanksgiving Day in the US of A. ps

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peachpurple 15 months ago from Home Sweet Home Author

@pstraubie48 thanks very much, hope that your daughter had a nice thanksgiving dinner with you

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