Potato Wedge Poutine

Recipe of the Week August 30th, 2013

Potato Wedge Poutine

Poutine is considered “pub grub” in Quebec, where it started appearing on menus in the 1950s. Pronounced “poo-teen,” this hearty dish is traditionally made with French fries, gravy, and cheese curds. While we’d like to believe roasted potato wedges are healthier than fries, poutine is not diet food. But it’s a tasty indulgence, and goes especially well with barbecued brisket or pastrami. If you can’t find cheese curds, break up into bite-size chunks a brick of mozzarella, a round of Mexican queso fresco, or any cheese that makes your teeth squeak.

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