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Cajun Meat Pies
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Individual ground beef pies with pork sausage, celery, onions, and a bold Cajun seasoning.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 434.0
Total Carbs 32.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 4.4 g
Total Fat 22.5 g
Saturated Fat 9.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 81.0 mg
Protein 26.0 g
Sodium 646.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
3 1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 2 1/2 Meat , 2 Other Carbs , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 each  cooking spray
1 1/2 lb  extra lean ground beef (5% fat)
0 1/2 lb  Sausage, pork, cajun style andouille
4 each  medium garlic cloves
3 each  medium celery stalks
2 each  medium onions
2 each  refrigerated pie dough
2 each  egg whites

Cajun Seasoning
0 1/2 tbsp  paprika
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/2 tbsp  garlic powder
0 1/2 tbsp  onion powder
1 tsp  ground cayenne (red pepper)
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
1 tbsp  oregano leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Mix together ingredients for the cajun seasoning.
  3. Cook the ground beef, sausage, and garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat for about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove the meat from the skillet and set aside, draining off grease.
  4. Add the celery, onion, and Cajun seasoning to the skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Combine the meat and celery mixture in a large bowl. Let cool.
  6. Cut the pie crust sheets into quarters. Place a small portion of the meat filling on one half of each piece of pie crust, leaving a 1/2-inch border around the outer 2 sides. Brush the edge with egg white and fold the dough into a triangle. Press down with a fork to seal in the meat filling. You should have 4 triangles from each pie crust.
  7. Brush the tops with egg white and place on the prepared sheet pan and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.

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