French Canadian Tourtiere I

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Bergy

The true (original) French Canadian tourtiere was made with 'Tourte' a type of pigeon, hence the name. It is very tasty. Be careful not to use too much allspice

Top Review by lkingery

I am so happy that I found the recipe my grandmother used when making these wonderful pies that we had to celebrate the New YeaR. THANKYOU!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine pork, onion, seasonings and the boiling water.
  2. Simmer uncovered stirring occasionally until the meat is cooked.
  3. Cool and skim off any fat.
  4. Stir in the potatoes.
  5. Line pie plate with a pie crust.
  6. Fill with the cooked mixture.
  7. Cover with second crust.
  8. Seal the pastry edges & cut vents.
  9. Bake 10 minutes at 230c then lower temp to 180c for 30 minutes or until golden.

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