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French Canadian Pork Pie

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This pork pie was a best seller at the deli in Christmas time in New Hampshire. It is very interesting because of the different spices it contains. These give the pie a very unique flavor. If you like pork, I hope you give this a try.
Ingredients
  Ground pork 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Scallions 4 Medium, chopped
  Red onions 1⁄2 Medium, minced
  Bay leaves 2 Medium
  All spice 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Red potatoes 6 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Pie crust 2 Medium (2- 9 inch)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel and cook the potatoes. Mash them and set aside.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

MAKING
3. Place the meat, scallion, onion, bay leaves, allspice, cinnamon and cloves in a large skillet.
4. Add the water and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Bring meat to a boil and simmer softly for about 2 hours or until all liquid has dried up. Remove from heat.
6. Add the mashed potatoes and mix well.
7. Line a pie plate with dough. Fill it with pork filling.
8. Cover pie with extra dough. Cut 4 slits in the middle of your pie.
9. Bake pie in middle rack of oven for about 45 minutes.

SERVING
10. On a serving plate, slice and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
165 Minutes
Ready In: 
185 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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