Canadian Meat Pie


  • 3 pounds fresh lean pork, ground
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 medium potatoes, finely diced
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • Double pastry for two 9-inch pies*

* Make a flaky pastry, and make enough so that the crusts are thick.


  1. Simmer pork, onions, potatoes, water and salt in a pot and simmer for about one hour.
  2. Pour off liquid and fat, returning one cup to meat mixture. Add sage, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. Divide mixture in half and place in pie shells. Cover with top crust and seal edges. Make vents in top and bake at 400 degrees F for 30 minutes.

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