French Canadian Tourtiere Recipe

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French Canadian Tourtiere

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From Canadian Living.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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