Meat Pie Recipe

Official Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival – Meat Pie Recipe

Meat Pie Filling

Meat Pie Crust

1 teaspoon shortening 1 quart plain flour
1 pound ground beef 2 teaspoons salt
1 pound ground pork meat 1 teaspoon baking powder
1 bunch green onions, chopped 2 eggs
1 pod garlic, minced 1/2 cup shortening + 1 T
1 bell pepper, chopped 1 cup milk
1 medium onion, chopped
Salt, black pepper and red pepper
to taste
1 tablespoon flour


Melt shortening in heavy pot.  Add meat. Cook until pink is gone.
Add vegetables and season to taste.  (Season well, as meat will lose
seasoning during frying.)  When meat is completely done and vegetables
glazed, remove from heat and drain excess liquid.  Stir in 1 tablespoon

Sift dry ingredients together.  Cut in shortening.  Beat egg
and add to milk.  Work gradually into dry ingredients until proper
consistency to roll.  Break into small pieces and roll very
thin.  Cut into rounds using a saucer as a guide.

To assemble:

Place a large tablespoon of prepared meat along edge and halfway in the center
of round dough.  Fold the other half over, making edges meet and
seal with water.  form edges with fork.  Drop in deep fat and
cook until golden brown.  Drain and serve hot.  Makes approximately

L.J. Melder

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