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French Meat and Vegetable Pie Recipe

French Meat and Vegetable Pie Recipe

Some time ago, a co-worker brought a meat pie to lunch. The aroma was familiar—and after one taste, I was amazed to discover it was the same pie my grandmother used to serve when I was a youngster! She shared the recipe, and I have been enjoying it ever since.—Rita Winterberger, Huson, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 can (8 ounces) mixed vegetables, drained
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten, optional


  • 1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onion until tender. Remove and set aside. Brown beef and pork together; drain. Combine onion, meat, potatoes, vegetables and seasonings.
  • 2. Line pie plate with pastry; fill with meat mixture. Top with crust; seal and flute edges. Make slits in top crust. Brush with egg if desired.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 531 calories, 32 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 103 mg cholesterol, 724 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.