Rick’s Tourtière Recipe!

This traditional French-Canadian dish is a crowd pleaser for the Holidays!


1 lb Lean Ground Beef
1 lb Maple Leaf Ground Sausage
1/2 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Sharp)
1/2 Cup Chopped Onion
1 Egg Beaten
1 tsp Salt
¼ tsp Pepper
½ tsp Poultry Spice
½ tsp Sage
½ tsp Garlic
2 Frozen Pie Crusts (or make your favorite pastry recipe)


  • Cook ground beef and sausage until meat is thoroughly cooked (no pink) ensuring that the beef and sausage is mixed together.
  • Drain meat and place in a mixing bowl.
  • Sauté chopped onion and add it to the meat mixture.
  • Stir in spices and 1 beaten egg.
  • Line deep dish pie plate with pastry and spoon in meat mixture.
  • Cover with the top crust.
  • Brush the top crust with milk and cut vents.
  • Bake the pie for 50 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • If the edges of the crust begin to brown too quickly they can be covered with tin foil.