Johnny'S Quebecois Tourtiere

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May. 09, 2011


Butter 45 Milliliter
Diced onions 2
Minced garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
Tomatoes 500 Milliliter , peeled, seeded and diced
Lean ground pork 345 Gram
Beef 345 Gram , finely diced
Beef stock 250 Milliliter
Bay leaves 2
Allspice 1 Milliliter
Cinnamon 1 Milliliter
Nutmeg 1 Milliliter
Salt 5 Milliliter
Pepper 3 Milliliter
Fine bread crumbs 80 Milliliter
Pie dough 1 (Double Crust)
Milk 45 Milliliter
Egg 1


In a large skillet, heat the butter and sweat the onion and garlic.

Add the tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes, covered.

Add the pork and cook thoroughly.

Add beef, stock, bay leaves and seasonings.

Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

Uncover and continue to simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated.

Stir in the bread crumbs.

Cool mixture to room temperature.

Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

Roll out the pastry, divide in two and line a 10" (25 cm) pie shell with one part.

Fill with the mixture and cover with the remaining pastry.

Crimp edges and cut a 1" (2.5 cm) hole in top.

Make a tin foil chimney and fit into hole.

Mix milk with the egg and brush over pastry.

Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350°F (180°C) and continue to bake for 25 minutes.

Rest the pie for 20 minutes before cutting, or cool and chill and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 655Calories from Fat 344

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.5%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 874 mg36.42%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 35 g70%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet