Traditional Tourtière (Meat Pie)
If you have been looking for a Tourtière recipe, you are in luck! Traditionally a French-Canadian dish, tourtiere is often served during the Christmas holiday season, but I like to have a few of these in the freezer for those days you just don’t have time to cook.
I love savory pies too, and a Tourtière or meat pie is a great meal for anytime of the year, especially when your schedule is jammed packed with everyone and everything else!
We even have them after a long afternoon on the golf course! This is one meat pie you will want to serve anytime, not just during the Holidays. The blending of different meats, herbs and spices will have your mouth watering long before the pie is ready to serve. But be patient! The flaky pastry and delicious filling is worth the wait.
Meat pies can be made ahead in a batch and frozen, either in the large 9.5” family size, or in an individual 4” size. Pop the frozen Tourtière into the oven for 30-35 minutes, add a salad and presto! A meal in minutes. Alternatively, bake the pie in a microwavable dish, and dinner can be ready quicker than that!
Tourtière Canadian traditional meat pie
What is your favorite meat pie?
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