French Canadian Tourtiere Recipe

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French Canadian Tourtiere

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From Canadian Living.

Rating:
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Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 lb
ground pork (907 g)
2 medium
potatoes, peeled and grated
2 medium
onions, minced
1 1/2 tsp
salt (7 ml)
1 tsp
savory (5 ml)
1/4 tsp
ground cloves (1 ml)
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
sage (2 ml)
1/2 c
water (125 ml)
2 c
dry breadcrumbs (500 ml)
1
egg, beaten
1 Tbsp
water

PASTRY:

pastry dough for 2 9-inch double crust pies
1/4 tsp
tumeric
1/4 tsp
savory

Step-By-Step

1Pastry:
Prepare pastry dough for 2 - 9-inch double crust pies, seasoned with 1/4 tsp tumeric and 1/4 tsp savory.
2Roll out 1/2 pastry and fit into 9 x 13-inch rectangular baking dish OR 2 8-inch pie plates.
3Chill.
4Filling:
Place all filling ingredients except bread crumbs and egg in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
5Stir to blend.
6Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
7Remove from heat and stir in enough bread crumbs to absorb all excess moisture.
8Cool mixture and place in pie shell.
9Roll out remaining pastry and place on top of meat.
10Seal upper and lower crust and crimp edges.
11For added luster, brush pastry with water and egg mixture.
12Slit the crust well to allow steam to escape.
13Bake at 400 degrees F, 30 - 40 minutes until golden brown.
14Serve hot with gravy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Canadian