Meat Pies (Natchitoches,la Style)

Recipe by LBWs-Dad
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READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 18 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Meat Pie Filling:
  • Melt shortening in heavy pot.
  • Add meat.
  • Cook until pink is gone.
  • Add vegetables and season to taste. (Season well, as meat will lose seasoning during frying.)
  • When meat is completely done and vegetables glazed, remove from heat and drain excess liquid.
  • Stir in 1 tablespoon flour.
  • Pie Crust:
  • Sift dry ingredients together.
  • Cut in shortening.
  • Beat egg and add to milk.
  • Work gradually into dry ingredients until proper consistency to roll.
  • Break into small pieces and roll very thin,.
  • Cut into rounds using a saucer as a guide.
  • To assemble:
  • Place a large tablespoon of prepared meat along edge and halfway in the center of round dough.
  • Fold the other half over, making edges meet and seal with water. form edges with fork.
  • Drop in deep fat and cook until golden brown.
  • Drain and serve hot.
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