Tortierre, a.k.a. French Pork Pie

1
Diane C.

By
@thymeandmarjoram

I had this for dinner at a friend's house and had to have the recipe. It is sooo good.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
ground pork
1/2 c
onion, minced
two large
potatoes, peeled, diced and cooked
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
two
pie crusts

How to Make Tortierre, a.k.a. French Pork Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a 4 qt. saucepan, brown ground pork with onion. Drain off fat.

    While the pork is browning, peel and dice the potatoes. Fill a med. saucepan 2/3 full with water and bring to a boil. Cook the potatoes for 10-15 minutes. Drain the potatoes and set aside.
  • 2Add spices and cooked potatoes. Mash potatoes into meat mixture. Let it sit for 30 minutes to absorb the seasonings.

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 3Place pie crust in pie pan. Pour filling in to pie crust. Top with second pie crust. Flute edges. Prick top to release steam. Bake pie for 30 minutes, til crust is golden. Let the pie rest for 10 minutes, then serve.

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About Tortierre, a.k.a. French Pork Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Pork, Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: French
Hashtag: #meat