If you haven’t tried poutine, a Canadian French dish of French fries topped with cheese curds and gravy, you’re missing out some classic comfort food. Whether you’re already in the know or have yet to try poutine, you’ll want to make our poutine with cheese recipe below. This version tops sweet potato fries with a palate-pleasing, thick gravy and Cabot Pepper Jack cheese and sliced jalapeno peppers add a nice, fiery kick. Finish with a sprinkle of diced red bell peppers and chopped fresh cilantro and you have one scrumptious and beautiful dish. We’re confident that this is one of the best poutine recipes you’ll find, so be sure to share it with your family and friends on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.
To make this poutine recipe, position rack in upper third of oven and preheat broiler. Melt Cabot Unsalted Butter over medium heat in a medium saucepan. Add flour and whisk for about 1-2 minutes, until the mixture smells slightly nutty.
Pour the chicken broth and beef broth slowly into the flour mixture, whisking constantly, until smooth. Continue to whisk for 3-5 minutes, until thickened. Then add the rice vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper, whisking to combine.
Place the baked waffle fries in an ovenproof skillet or baking dish and top with the gravy and cubed Cabot Pepper Jack cheese. Broil for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Top with diced bell peppers, sliced jalapeños and cilantro.
Be sure to try the delicious poutine variations below!
If you love this dish, try our Queso Fundido with Sausage & Caramelized Onions recipe next! As a co-operative of over 800 farm families, Cabot is dedicated to creating the highest quality products and recipes that best showcase the fresh flavors of our products. Please share your thoughts on this poutine cheese recipe after you’ve tried it by rating and reviewing it.
¼ cup Cabot Unsalted Butter
¼ cup King Arthur All-Purpose Flour
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup beef broth
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 package frozen sweet potato waffle fries, baked according to directions on package
8 ounces Cabot Pepper Jack, cut into small cubes
Diced bell peppers, sliced jalapeños and cilantro for garnish
POSITION rack in upper third of oven and preheat broiler.
MELT butter over medium heat in a medium saucepan. Add flour and whisk for 1-2 minutes until the mixture smells slightly nutty.
POUR the chicken and beef broths slowly into the flour mixture, whisking constantly, until smooth. Continue to whisk for 3-5 minutes until thickened. Add the rice vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and whisk to combine.
PLACE the baked waffle fries in an oven proof skillet or baking dish and top with the gravy and cubed Pepper Jack cheese.
BROIL for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Top with bell peppers, jalapeños and cilantro.
ALSO try these tasty recipe variations - as seen in the video above:
Bacon Cheddar Poutine
Top tater tots with gravy and cubed Cabot Smoky Bacon Cheddar. Broil and top with chopped scallions and bacon.
Seriously Sharp “Classic” Poutine
Top steak fries with gravy, cubed Cabot Seriously Sharp.