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French Tourtiere

Rated as 4.1 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was given to me as part of a bridal shower gift. My husband loves meat and pies, so he was practically in heaven when I made this for him! I have also used a refrigerated pie crust and it is just as good. Originally submitted to PieRecipe.com."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 503
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 (9 inch) pie)

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan, saute onion and garlic in bacon drippings until light brown. Add ground pork. Cook until light brown, stirring until crumbly; drain. Stir in broth, salt and pepper. Cook for 10 minutes or until liquid is nearly absorbed. Add spices and parsley. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Spoon filling into pastry lined 9 inch deep dish pie plate. Top with remaining pastry; seal edges and cut vents. Brush with cream.
  3. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 20 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake for 20 to 30 minutes longer, or until golden brown. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 503 calories; 37.9 22.3 17.4 70 580 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This pie is DELICIOUS! Even my five-year-old husband who refuses to eat like an adult LOVED this dish! It was easy to make and tastes great. I was nervous about using a spice like mace on meat, ...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe makes a good meat pie... but it is not a traditional Tourtière recipe. A true Tourtière requires no herb, no garlic, no chicken broth (water is used instead), but rather the followi...

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This recipe makes a good meat pie... but it is not a traditional Tourtière recipe. A true Tourtière requires no herb, no garlic, no chicken broth (water is used instead), but rather the followi...

This pie is DELICIOUS! Even my five-year-old husband who refuses to eat like an adult LOVED this dish! It was easy to make and tastes great. I was nervous about using a spice like mace on meat, ...

This was easy & a big hit with the kids, but the adults found it typical of traditional European country-fare: filling, but a bit boring. It was tasty, but a little dry. I'll be serving it on co...

I liked this recipe and the spice blend. I use a variety of meat pie(Tourtiere) recipes and have been making them for a long time. Sorry Tyggrette, there are as many "traditional" recipes for t...

This was great! The prep time is minimal.

Good recipe. I agree with the use of pork only and the spicing in this version. Every French Canadian, myself included knows the BEST recipe for tourtiere and it's their's! Part of my family ...

I would have given this recipe 5 stars, except for a couple things - mainly, I made some serious changes to the recipe, used beef instead of pork, and incorporated the half pound of bacon from w...

the mixture and spices are good.

We loved this recipe. Used refrigerator piecrusts to save time. Didn't have savory but don't feel the taste suffered one bit. Took a bit longer to cook down. My husband loved the flavor. My daug...