Meat Pie (Tourtiere)

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French Canadian Tourtiere. Contains pork, potatoes, onions and spices.

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Servings:
8
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch deep dish pie

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds ground pork

  • 1 large baking potato

  • 1 large onion, minced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 dash ground allspice

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust deep dish pie

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

Directions

  1. Bake the potato until done, 30 - 45 minutes in a preheated 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) oven. Peel and mash the potato.

  2. Place the potato, ground pork, onion, spices and water in a large frying pan and simmer until very thick, for about one hour.

  3. Meanwhile, prepare your pastry.

  4. Line a deep-dish pie plate with pastry. Spoon in filling, spreading evenly. Cover with top crust.

  5. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with paprika, if desired. Cut steam vent. Bake for 50 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). If edges brown too fast, cover with a strip of foil. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

485 Calories
32g Fat
31g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 485
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 565mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 467mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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