Poutine Recipe from Montreal, Canada

Food is life they say, this rings true in a lot of respect. Imagine how life would be without food or if they would even be life without food. The importance of food and taste is as old as mankind, this has given rise to the food industry that makes billions every year; this is not surprising given the essential nature of food. 

Now, imagine how horrible it would be if there was no variety in meal options, or if there were no recipes of how to make your favorite meals. Eating would definitely have been an arduous task, the attractiveness of food is not just in its all-important nature but also in its variety of flavors, taste, look, richness, history, and more. There are meals that are so linked to certain groups of people that it would be impossible to extricate such meals from the history of those people. Also, different groups of people can have different recipes for the same meal such as the Poutine Recipe from Montreal, Canada. This exemplifies how location can lead to variations of the same meal. We are however going to explore a classic Poutine recipe from Montreal, this recipe is easy to make, the meal is delicious and versatile. 

Poutine Recipe from Montreal 

This is considered fast food in Canada, it can also serve as the main course. It can be had as breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack whenever. It is rich in nutrients. This recipe has beef gravy, cheese curds (melted), and oven fries(you can use deep Fries if you desire). It is gluten-free therefore it is a good option for persons on gluten-free diets. 

It takes a total of 45 minutes to make this meal; 15 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. It has about a thousand kcals when prepared. 

Ingredients 

  • Potatoes(russet, 3)
  • Extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoon
  • Butter, one tablespoon 
  • One bay leaf
  • One clove of garlic 
  • Beef consommé 370 milligrams 
  • Corn starch, 2½ tablespoon 
  • Cheese curds, one bag 

 Steps

  • You should preheat your oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, cut the potatoes to the right size, pour them into the olive oil with pepper and salt, put them on a baking sheet, and bake for 15 minutes or until both sides are brown. Your cheese curds should be kept at the temperature of the room. 
  • Mix your beef consommé (leave a quarter of a cup for later) with cornstarch in a bowl, put your butter and garlic clove into a saucepan, and heat. Put in the rest of your beef consommé and bay leaf, let it boil, then put in the cornstarch, let it simmer for 5 minutes. Make sure everything remains warm. Once everything is ready dish it and add your gravy and cheese curds to make the plate complete. 

Conclusion 

This is a very nutritious meal that has vitamins, fiber, carbohydrates, protein, potassium, fat… Etcetera. Try it out and see, you wouldn’t be disappointed.