Total Time
1hr
Prep 40 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a traditional French-Canadian recipe. My mom makes this only for the holidays, but I've made it year round.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine beef, pork, onion and water in a medium saucepan and mix well.
  2. Cook, covered, over low heat until the ground beef and pork are cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Boil the potatoesin water to cover in a small saucepan until tender; drain.
  4. Add to the meat mixture.
  5. Add the salt, allspice, cloves and pepper and mix well; remove from heat.
  6. Mash the mixture with a potato masher.
  7. Roll the pastry into two 11-inch circles on a lightly floured surface.
  8. Fit 1 pastry into a 9-inch pie plate.
  9. Fill with the meat mixture.
  10. Cover with the remaining pastry, fluting the edge and cutting several vents.
  11. Bake at 450' for 20 minutes or the crust is golden brown.
Most Helpful

really good--much like my mother and grandmother made and I'm 68 . I grew up in Lewiston Maine

femail510 September 16, 2009