Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Buffalo Mincemeat Pie

January 1, 2014 at 9:20 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Recently I had posted a recipe for a low-calorie Mince Pie and now I’ve got a Buffalo Mincemeat Pie from Jill O’Brien and Wild Idea Buffalo. Enjoy and Happy New Year!

 

 
Buffalo Mincemeat PieWild Idea Buffalo Buffalo Mincemeat Pie
By: Jill O’Brien

 

 

Mincemeat Pie with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Serves 8 to 12 entrée or 46 Petite Pies (which are great for hors d’oeuvres)

Note: This recipe is a main dish pie. Do not let the length of this recipe detour you. Although there is a little work involved ahead of time, it is fairly easy and is a perfect make a head dish that will fill your house with delicious aromatic aromas.

 

 

Mincemeat Ingredients:

2 tsp. cumin
2 tsp. cardamom
2 tsp. ginger
2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. allspice
½ tsp. cayenne
½ tsp. turmeric
½ tsp. cloves
1 Tb. olive oil
1 2 lb. pkg. Ready to use Buffalo Stew Meat, rinse & pat dry
1 onion, chopped
1 Tb. garlic, chopped
3 Tb. lemon juice
½ cup raisins
2 apples, peeled & chopped
½ cup bourbon (Buffalo Trace)
1 cup apple cider
1 Tb. molasses

 

Directions:

 

* Mix all dry spices together and set aside.
* Heat oil in heavy stock pot over medium high heat.
* Add stew meat and stir, cook for 3 minutes.
* Add onion and spices, stirring to incorporate. Cook for 5 minutes.
* Add garlic, lemon juice, raisins and apples and stir to incorporate.
* Add bourbon and then cider. Stir to incorporate and bring to a boil.
* Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
* Remove cover and continue to cook until most (but not all) of the liquids are removed.
* Place ingredients into food processor and pulse puree until meat is finely minced.
* Cover & set aside.
* Pie Crust

Makes, 1 double pie crust. This is a heartier crust that stands up nicely to the mincemeat.

 

 

Ingredients:

2 cups unbleached flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. sugar
1½ sticks butter, cut into small pieces
3 eggs, beaten

 

 

Directions:
* Place dry ingredients in a mixer and incorporate.
* Add butter pieces at a time.
* Add eggs slowly.
* Remove dough from mixer onto floured surface and lightly dust.
* Divide dough into 2 parts and roll out slightly between floured parchment papers.
* Line 8” deep pie pan with rolled pastry, dough should hangover the edge.
* Fill with mincemeat, spreading around evenly.
* Top with remaining pastry round, pinching top & bottom pastry together, pulling any excess off. Create pie edge with fingers or fork.
* With remaining pastry roll out and cut into leave patterns and place on top of pie.
* Cut 3 slits into top of pie pastry.
* Bake pie in a 375* oven for 1 hour, crust should be golden brown. Or refrigerate and bake at a later time.

* Serve pie with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce. Super Delicious!

 

 

 

Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Makes 1 ½ cups

Ingredients:

1 cup whole milk or low-fat vanilla yogurt
2 cups fresh cilantro, chopped
¼ cup fresh mint leaves
1 jalapeno, seeded
2 tablespoons garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup cucumber, finely chopped

 

Directions:
Place all ingredients except cucumbers into blender and puree. Fold in cucumbers if desired. Keep refrigerated, but pull ½ hour before serving.

This sauce is great on many things and keeps for 1 week in refrigerator.

 

 

http://wildideabuffalo.com/2013/buffalo-mincemeat-pie/

 

 

 

Wild Idea Buffalo Stew Meat
Stew Meat – 2 Lb
Flavorful, healthy and incredibly easily. Pre-cut from our buffalo roasts, the ready to use stew meat is super convenient! Great for soups, stews, or stroganoff. 2 lb. Package (Also available in 1 lb. pack)

 

 

http://buy.wildideabuffalo.com/collections/a-la-carte/products/2-lb-stew-meat

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