The following recipe serves as the topping for our poutine, however it can be used to make a traditional tourtierè meat pie as well. You’ll need two crusts. Defrost in refrigerator for 24 hours, then bake. Cut a few slits in the middle to allow the steam to escape. Shape into a ball. The stock is fantastic and I save it. Hi Jennifer, oh my goodness you’ve warmed my heart here and brought back many wonderful memories! Mix well. The pastry recipe will make enough pastry for three 2-crust pies. To freeze an unbaked pie: wrap well and freeze for up to one month. We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. It's worth the extra bit of effort! You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. If you'd prefer not to use lard, butter would be a better substitute than a vegetable shortening, though vegetable shortening will work. Cooked tourtière may be frozen for 4 months or so. I like the addition of potatoes :), This is a fascinating recipe Jennifer. You can use a package of refrigerated pie crusts. Transfer this vegetable mixture to a small bowl. 3 Tbsp (45 mL) butter. It's funny how Americans think folks in the Mediterranean just eat pasta. This recipe is nearly identical to the one my Franco-Ontarian grandmother made and that I still make. No other spices. Next, place the shredded cabbage in a large colander to rinse away the salt and let it drain. Add flour, a little at a time, until a dough forms. ... Are you on Twitter? But back then it was game meat! The cabbage will keep for up to one week in the fridge. As mentioned above, you can use all ground pork (my favourite version) or use a mixture of ground meats, such as beef, pork and or veal. Tourtière Pie with Cheddar Cheese, the Beehive Cluster and the Full Worm Moon by Margaret Ullrich It's March, but it seems that winter isn’t quite ready to leave us just yet. Reduce heat to low and add the cooked vegetable mixture to the pork in the fry pan. Classic French-Canadian ground meat pie, traditionally served at Christmas. I do use cloves - that's essential, though it must be added very judiciously. Seasons and Suppers is honoured to have been featured on these great sites ... I’m going to try your recipe. Hi Jennifer, a friend introduced me years ago to her family's traditional tourtiere and I've been making it ever since. Stirring frequently, cook until the meat is browned, about 10 minutes. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Looking forward to trying this recipe. Prepare the filling: Mix all of the filling ingredients together in a saucepan. I've enjoyed remembering when Paul and I travelled across Canada 40 years ago. Store in a glass container with a tight fitting lid. If you are a clove lover, you can certainly add a pinch to the mix. If you are already signed up for our Newsletter and are registered on this site WITH THE SAME EMAIL ADDRESS, you should be able to see 100s of recipes we've made available. The turkey leftovers are getting on everyone's nerves. Other warm spices such as cinnamon and allspice are also sometimes found in Tourtière, if you feel you'd like that addition. By using this site you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Policy. Be sure your pork mixture is cooled before adding to your pastry. Hope you've found a new favourite recipe :). Tourtière is a classic French-Canadian meat pie often served at Christmas. Be on a Food Network Canada show! 3. It’s been so many years since I’ve made this cherished pie during the holiday season, having read your article, I just may give it a whirl. All comments are moderated. Flatten into 1/2 inch thick disks, and wrap each piece in plastic wrap. A cooked vegetable or a salad would also be a nice touch. Love that you made your own crust too! The crust won’t be as good as it could be. Merci beaucoup pour votre intérêt pour la cuisine Québécoise! Lard: Tenderflake brand is perhaps the best known lard in my part of the world, but lard is lard, no matter the brand. This sounds delicious. Tourtière Pie with Cheddar Cheese, the Beehive Clu... 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Copyright © 2020 Seasons and SuppersAs an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I'm Turning 60... plus 10! 1 stalks celery, thinly sliced. Mine does not have savory in it (perhaps that got lost over the many times this recipe has been copied) but I always have it on hand since I use it in several things, especially stuffing. If you've not needed it until now, you may not want to add a whole bottle to your spice rack. Directions for: Vegetarian Tourtiere with Cheddar, This Bold 5-Ingredient Sheet Pan Steak Supper From The Pioneer Woman Will Brighten Your Table, 5 Must-Have Kitchen Essentials to Buy Before Black Friday Ends. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used. The Trans-Canada Highway was closed for a while, and everyone had to stay where they were for safety’s sake. I've never made tortiere, but it looks like a hearty meal my husband and I would love! Timpana is near and dear to every Maltese person's heart. Baking time will be a longer from frozen. On a lightly floured surface roll out the larger piece of dough. I have never heard of this pie Jennifer, so thanks so much for sharing. Not sure how to pronounce it? I have a question as I’m surprised to see There’s no allspice or cinnamon.