Alice's French Canadian Meat Pie - Tourtiere

“This is my mother's recipe that she got from her mother, who was born in Montreal Canada. We have had these pies every Christmas since I was a little kid. It would not be Christmas in our family without mom's tourtieres! Thanks mom for the recipe and all the wonderful holidays you gave us over the years!”
2 pies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook meat in a skillet on medium heat until brown, then drain and place meat in a large bowl.
  2. Add potatoes a little at a time to meat.
  3. Add seasonings and mix.
  4. Add more seasonings to taste.
  5. Place pie dough on 2 pie plates.
  6. Add half of mixture to each pie.
  7. Cover each pie with remaining dough.
  8. Seal the edges of pies and cut 5 to 6 vent holes on the tops of pies.
  9. Brush top of pies with melted butter.
  10. Bake 20 - 30 minutes at 350°F or until crusts are golden brown.

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