Natchitoches Meat Pies Recipe




 Shortening2 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 Teaspoon
 Ground pork1 1⁄2 Pound
 Ground beef1⁄2 Pound
 Onions2 Large, finely chopped
 Green onions6 , chopped
 Chopped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Rubbed sage1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Garlic salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Red pepper1 Dash
 Vegetable oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (for shallow frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 116

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.9%

Saturated Fat 4 g19.9%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 29.5 mg

Sodium 126.2 mg5.3%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.75 g3%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 8 g15.2%

Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 7.9%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 3.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine shortening and flour in a large Dutch oven; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until roux is the color of a copper penny.
Add pork, beef, onions, parsley, and seasonings.
Cook over medium heat until meat is browned and onions are tender, stirring occasionally.
Drain well and cool.
Divide pastry into 22 equal portions.
Roll out each portion into a 5-inch circle.
Place about 2 tablespoons meat mixture in center of each circle, and fold pastry in half.
Moisten edges with water, and press with a fork to seal.
Heat 1 inch of oil to 375°.
Fry pies in hot oil until golden, turning once.
Drain on paper towels.