Mediterranean Poutine

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For those of you who have not come across it, Poutine is french Canadian fast food made with french fries and topped with cheese curd and gravy.

I am told that this Mediterranean version which is topped with a gazpachio instead of gravy would be classed as a ‘Gourmet Poutine’

For this dish I used prepacked Parisienne potatoes
1 local soft fresh fresh cheese
1 local sausage and if you do not live on the island use continental sausage
Some oil for shallow frying the potatoes

A loose bottomed oven dish

For the Gazpacho

4 medium tomatoes
1/4 cucumber
1/4 red bell pepper
1/2 slice bread
1 spoon olive oil
1/2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
light grating of a garlic clove
2 spoons water
Salt for seasoning if desired

Place all the ingredients together in a blender and turn on full speed until it is smooth.
Pour into a jar and refridgerate for at least a couple of hours.

For the poutine, shallow fry the potatoes.

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Place on kitchen towel to absorb oil them arrange them in a loose bottomed oven dish that has been greased very lightly with oilive oil.

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Top with sausage meet and then with the crumbled soft fresh cheese.

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Place in a preheated oven 200C until the sausage cooks. Mine took 20 minutes.

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To serve, lift the base out of the container. Pour the desired amount of gazpacho and serve immediately.

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4 thoughts on “Mediterranean Poutine

  1. Yes, I know of poutine and and was always wondering why such a fad. But that is me who stays away from potatoes/white starches for controlled calorie intake. This Mediterranean poutine however, definitely sounds inviting.

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