Traditional Quebec recipe: Pate Chinois

Paté Chinois

(with accent circonflexe ^ above a in "paté")

INGREDIENTS:

ground beef (previously browned with some onion, salt and pepper)
cream-style corn
mashed potatoes (mashed with butter/margarine, milk, salt and pepper)

METHOD:

In baking dish, layer ground beef, then cream corn, then mashed potatoes. Bake 30 minutes at 350*F.

YIELD:

For all ingredients and seasonings, adjust amounts to your liking, and to the number of people you are serving. Eg. 1 lb beef + 1 can cream corn + 7 potatoes for 5-6 people.

SERVING:

In Quebec, it is often served with Ketchup.

 

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Comments

Grew up eating this in Montreal. Was designed during the depression days. Came to California at 5 years old. Still having it the old way with or without onions, have added dry onions to the meat. Try that. Adds zest to it. You can't make a bad one.

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I add frozen peas to the mix..same layer as the cream style corn.......try it it's really good

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Beverly Massachusetts

My mother in law made this same recipe and my mother made it with ground ham, cream corn, sometimes diced vegetables and mashed potato topped with grated cheese

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Canadian Lakes, MI

love it,that's the food i grew up on .living in lewiston maine. believe it or not my dad taught us to eat the with bologna. you use a slice as sort of a taco shell,yum. i know you're saying it sounds discusting.try it once and you'll be hooked too.

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lakeland florida

This is really the same as my Mom used to make while growing up in Quebec except my Mom always put a crust on top and it really made a great meal, it was always served with ketchup.I sometime use sucotash(corn/lima beans) and my husband loves it that way.

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Bluffton SC

This is actually a French Canadian dish not exclusive to the province of Quebec.

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Ottawa, Canada

You can use the "Printer-Friendly" option at the bottom to print out without the ads.

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9023 candy ave

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