Natchitoches Meat Pies

Total Time
1hr 30mins
45 mins
45 mins

Pronounced NACK-uh-tish IIIIIIEEEEE!!!! this is the best meat pie in Cajun Land

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  1. filling: make a roux of flour & shortening.
  2. add all other ingredients, cover and cook on LOW heat for 30 minute.
  3. drain off fat.
  4. cool while making pastry.
  5. Pastry.
  6. mix flour & baking powder; together add shortening, then eggs.
  7. add milk to make a stiff dough.
  8. roll very thin about 1/8" thick.
  9. use a saucer to cut circles of dough.
  10. fill 1/2 full.
  11. fold dough over and dampen edges w/ water
  12. crimp w/ fork
  13. Fry in deep fryer till golden brown.
  14. keep warm till served.