French Canadian Pork Pie
|Ground pork||1 Pound|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Medium, finely chopped (0.5 Cup)|
|Fine dry bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (2 Slices)|
|Ground sage||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Dash|
|Pastry for double-crust pie||1 (Plain)|
In skillet cook ground pork till meat is browned; drain off fat.
Stir in water, onion, bread crumbs, salt, sage, nutmeg, and pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer about 20 minutes or till onion is tender, stirring often.
Meanwhile, prepare and roll out pastry.
Line a 9-inch pie plate with half of the pastry.
Trim pastry even with rim of pie plate.
Spoon hot meat mixture into pastry-lined pie plate.
For top crust cut slits in second pastry circle for escape of steam; place pastry atop filling.
Seal and flute edge.
Bake in 400Â° oven about 30 minutes or till crust is golden brown.
If necessary, cover edge of crust with foil to prevent over browning.
Calories 419 Calories from Fat 147
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29 g45%
Saturated Fat 6 g30.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 54.4 mg18.1%
Sodium 397.7 mg16.6%
Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.8%
Dietary Fiber 0.83 g3.3%
Sugars 1.7 g
Protein 16 g32.8%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 5.2%
Calcium 2.8% Iron 5.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet