Meat Pie (Tourtiere)

READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
Recipe by Lovecookin

Raised in Quebec Tourtiere was a big Christmas favourite.I created this recipe using a combination of flavours from my Aunt, and my second Mum's recipes. I usually make this recipe from memory, but had so many requests for the recipe, that I decided to write it out to share- Enjoy!!!!

Top Review by MGerry

Meat Pie was some thing that my mother would make every christmas and thanksgiving. She would make 10 pies because everyone loved it so much & wanted leftovers. Since my mother passed away I have searched for a recipe that was close to hers so i could work with it. I changed the following *Used potatoes(5) and boiled them to mash them to mix in with the beef and pork, also NUTMEG IS THE KEY, it adds sooo much more flavor. Great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large pot brown ground meat-drain well-add onion, celery, potatoe, garlic, cloves, allspice, sage, pepper-mix well.
  2. Add bouillon-bring to boil and then simmer on low heat for 3-4 hours.
  3. This recipe works equally as well in a slow cooker.
  4. Use a potato masher to mash meat/potato mixture to desired consistancy.
  5. Drain off excess liquid-cool meat mixture& remove any visible cloves.
  6. Fill the bottom shell , cover with top crust, seal edges and score to allow steam to escape.
  7. Bake at 425 for approximately 45 mins or until the crust is golden brown.

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