Tourtiere (meat Pie) Recipe

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Tourtiere (Meat Pie)



Years ago,my sister gave me an Avon Cookbook that had this recipe in it. This is one of the many recipes I made from the book,it's really good .
I made this for my sister's job when they had a pot luck dinner,years later people are still talking about it.

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1 lb. ground pork
1/2 lb ground veal
6 slices bacon,cut up
1/2 c chopped onion
1/2 c chopped celery
1 clove garlic,minced
2 t. dried sage,crushed
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1 1/4 c water
2 t. cornstarch
pastry for double-crust 9 inch pie

Directions Step-By-Step

In dutch oven brown meats.Drain off fat.Stir in chopped onions,celery
garlic,sage,salt and pepper.Stir in 1 c water;bring to a boil. Reduce
heat and simmer,covered 10-15 mins or till onion is tender,stirring
Combine cornstarch and 1/4 c water.Add to hot mixture cooking and
stirring till thickened and bubbly.Cook and stir 1-2 mins more.Remove
pan from heat;cool slightly.Place pastry in 9 inch pie plate,add meat
mixture place 2nd pastry aop filling.Seal and flute edge,cut slits to make
cutouts if desired. Bake 400 deg 25 mins or till golden brown. Let stand
15 mins.before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Savory Pies
Regional Style: French