TITLE TOURTIÈRES / French-Canadian Meat Pie
(pronounced: tour-tee-air)
HISTORY This recipe is one from the Madawaska Historial Society's REUNION FAMILIES' FAVORITE RECIPES. Copies of the cookbook may be ordered directly from the Historical Society, Madawaska, Maine 04756. This recipe is a Hebert Family Reunion recipe which comes from Therese Dufour. 
  • 2 lb lean ground pork
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash of onion salt or 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash of pepper
  • dough for 2 crust pie
PREPARATION Simmer the meat and water 45 minutes to 1 hour. Add onion and seasonings. Simmer 15 more minutes. Pour into a double crust pie. Slit top crust. Bake in a 400 degree F. oven for 30 minutes. These can be frozen and reheated at a later date. Best served hot.
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