Tourtiere

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Traditional French-Canadian Meat Pie. Generally served at Christmas, but great anytime.

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

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground pork

  • ½ pound ground veal

  • 6 slices bacon

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons dried sage

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts

  • 1 ¼ cups water

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, brown ground veal, pork, and bacon. Drain off fat.

  2. Stir in onion, celery, garlic, sage, salt, and pepper. Stir in 1 cup of the water, and bring mixture to boiling. Reduce heat, and cover. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or till onion is tender. Stir frequently.

  3. Combine cornstarch and the remaining 1/4 cup water. Add to hot meat and vegetable mixture, cooking and stirring till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes more. Remove pan from heat, and cool slightly.

  4. Fill pastry shell with meat and vegetable mixture. Roll out top crust on top, seal the edges, and put patterned slits in top crust.

  5. Bake in a preheated 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) oven for 40 minutes, or until golden brown. Let stand about 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

515 Calories
37g Fat
25g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 515
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 48%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 582mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 358mg 8%

* 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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