Best French Meat Pie

Written by admin

Best French Meat Pie (Tourtiere)

 Cuisine : French-Canadian
Prep Time : 30 minutes
Cook Time : 30 minutes
Total Time : 1 hour
Servings    : 8 servings
Calories: 520kcal

As a canadian/ French Food Addict I was thinking of what to make with some beef and Tourtiere came to mind immediately I cannot wait to make this for family gatherings dinner this weekend . I haven’t been this excited to try a new dinner recipe for a while . This French meat pie is a family dish tradition my grandmother used to cook it for us! Does your family have traditions in food and meals?What family traditions do you carry on?

In This Recipe You Will Need :

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 8 ounces ground pork
  • 1⁄2cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2cup water
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled, cut into quarters
  • 1⁄2teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4teaspoon allspice
  • 1⁄4teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 double crust pie crust


Step 1 :Combine beef, pork, onion and water in a medium saucepan and mix well.
Step 2: Cook, covered, over low heat until the ground beef and pork are cooked through, stirring occasionally.
Step 3 : Boil the potatoesin water to cover in a small saucepan until tender; drain.
Step 4 :Add to the meat mixture.
Step 5 : Add the salt, allspice, cloves and pepper and mix well; remove from heat.
Step 6 : Mash the mixture with a potato masher.
Step 7 : Roll the pastry into two 11-inch circles on a lightly floured surface.
Step 8 : Fit 1 pastry into a 9-inch pie plate.
Step 9: Fill with the meat mixture.
Step 10 :Cover with the remaining pastry, fluting the edge and cutting several vents.
Step 11 : Bake at 450′ for 20 minutes Till the crust is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts :

Per Serving: 485 calories; protein 17.9g; carbohydrates 30.5g; fat 32g; cholesterol 84.5mg; sodium 565mg.

About the author