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Tourtiere (Meat Pie)

Tourtiere (Meat Pie)

Prep: 2 hr 20 min
Cook: 1 hr 20 min
Total: 3 hr 40 min
Servings: 8

Mushrooms, lentils, TVP, root vegetables, spices, and herbs, come together in a savoury vegan meat pie with a super flaky crust.

Author Realizing Fitness
by Realizing Fitness
Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients & Directions

Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients

Yield: 1 Tourtiere (8 Servings)
Needed Kitchenware: Food processor, grater, saute pan, aluminum foil or pie crust cover, pastry cutter, plastic wrap, 9-inch deep-dish pie baking dish
Crust
  • 325 g all-purpose flour
  • 170 g unsalted vegan butter, cold (I used Le Grand)
  • 72 g vegetable shortening
  • ¼ baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 tbsp ice water
Filling
  • 50 g dried wild mushrooms, hydrated
  • 19 oz (1 can) lentils, cooked
  • 3 tbsp salted butter (I used Le Grand)
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 small potatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium beet, grated
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock
  • 1 cup TVP, hydrated
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup tamari
  • ¼ cup water
  • ⅛ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp rosemary, fresh and chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Recipe Directions

Directions

  • ⁣⁣Pulse hydrated mushrooms in a food processor.
  • ⁣⁣Cook the garlic, onions, carrots, and beet in the salted butter. Add ¼ cup veggie stock and cook until moisture has been absorbed and veggies are nearly done cooking.
  • ⁣⁣Add remaining filling ingredients, including the mushrooms, and stir to combine. Remove from heat and cool while you make the crust.
  • ⁣⁣Combine the crust ingredients with a pastry cutter (except water) until coarse crumbs forms. You can also use a fork if you do not have a pastry cutter, but do not use your hands, the mixture needs to keep cold. ⁣⁣⁣⁣Add th water and stir. Gather crumbly dough into a ball.⁣⁣
  • ⁣⁣Form the ball into 2 disks, wrap them each, and chill for at least 45 minutes.⁣⁣⁣
  • ⁣⁣Roll one disk into 13 inch circle. Dust with flour as needed. Transfer to 9-inch deep-dish pie pan.⁣⁣
  • ⁣⁣Use fingers to crimp the rim. Chill for at least 30 minutes. ⁣⁣
  • Preheat oven to 425°F or 220°C.
  • ⁣⁣Fill with filling and top with your other disk of dough. You can flatten it and use it cover the entire pie or you can cut out shapes like I did using dough cutters. Make sure you leave some slits or open areas in the top dough so that the steam can escape when cooked. ⁣⁣⁣⁣Chill for another 30 minutes.
  • Cover the edges of crust with foil. Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce to 375 degrees, remove foil, and bake for another 45-50 minutes.⁣⁣
  • ⁣⁣⁣⁣Allow to cool slightly before enjoying.
Notes

Substitute TVP for 1 cup of nuts, pulsed into coarse crumb using the food processor. You can substitute the tamari for soy sauce.

Recipe nutrition

Nutritional Information

Yield: 1 Tourtiere
Servings: 8
Information per serving:
Energy: 586.8 kcal
Carbohydrate: 63.6 g
Protein: 19 g
Fiber: 9.5 g
Sugar: 6.8 g
Fat: 29.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.9 g
Polyunsatured Fat: 5.6 g
Omega-3: 0.6 g
Omega-6: 4.9 g
Saturated Fat: 14.7 g
Trans Fat: 0.1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Choline: 43 mg 10% DV
Folate: 178.9 µg 45% DV
A: 8354.9 IU 358% DV
B1: 0.3 mg 27% DV
B2: 0.2 mg 15% DV
B3: 2.5 mg 18% DV
B5: 1.2 mg 24% DV
B6: 0.4 mg 29% DV
B12: 0 mg 0% DV
C: 9.4 mg 13% DV
D: 0 IU 0% DV
E: 3.7 mg 25% DV
K: 11.7 µg 13% DV
Calcium: 86.5 mg 9% DV
Copper: 0.5 mg 55% DV
Iron: 4.6 mg 25% DV
Magnesium: 86.2 mg 27% DV
Manganese: 1.4 mg 77% DV
Phosphorus: 295.9 mg 42% DV
Potassium: 870.2 mg 19% DV
Selenium: 18.8 µg 34% DV
Sodium: 1059.6 mg 71% DV
Zinc: 2 mg 26% DV

Please note nutritional information varies dependent on agricultural conditions, consistency in manufacturing processes, and honesty in reporting. We cannot accurately report on the amount of harmful chemicals or beneficial plant constituents that might be present in these ingredients. We cannot report on the content of material added during the cooking process. We cannot guarantee if the vitamins present are natural or synthetic. We make no guarantees to the accuracy of this information and continue to suggest purchasing organic, high-quality, fresh ingredients from local, trusted sources. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet and values come regulated from the FDA. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your needs.

Tips, Suggestions, Photos, & More Information

vegan meat pie with mushrooms and lentils

Vegan Meat Pie Recipe

This Tourtiere (or meat pie) is a wonderfully filling, savoury, and special dish. This pie uses a mixture of ingredients including mushrooms, lentils, TVP, to create a wonderful texture and deeply complex flavor profile. Decorate the pie as simply or special as you'd like! Enjoy!

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