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Lazy Classic Poutine



  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup of cold of water
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 10 oz of beef broth
  • 5 oz of chicken broth
  • Ground black pepper to taste

CHEESE1 cup of cheese curds (fresh, if available!)

    FRIESAny type of "Extra Crispy" French Fries from the frozen section of your supermarket


      • Bake the French fries in the oven as per the packages instructions.
      • Set your cheese curds aside.
      • In a small bowl or mug, combine the cornstarch and water. Stir until the corn starch has completely dissolved. Set aside.
      • In a large saucepan, melt the butter.
      • Add the flour, whisking often, for approx. 5 minutes or until the mixture turns golden brown in color.
      • Add the garlic and simmer for another 30 seconds.
      • Finally, add the beef and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, whisking regularly.
      • Stir in the cornstarch and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
      • Season with ground black pepper.
      • Taste and season further if needed.
      • Cover and keep warm until the fries are ready.
      • Once the fries are ready, distribute them into their respective dishes.
      • Spoon some gravy onto the fries, add the cheese curds (approx. 1/2 cup per serving), and then drizzle with more gravy so the curds get all melty.
      • Indulge and enjoy!