Poutine Italienne


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Poutine Italienne

Crispy baked-from-frozen steak fries are topped with flavorful homemade marinara sauce and gooey mozzarella cheese for an Italian take on this Canadian classic. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side
Servings: 6 servings


  • 1 28 oz bag frozen steak fries
  • 1/2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp no-salt Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 6 oz part-skim mozzarella diced (~ 1cup)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil


  • Bake steak fries on a lined cookie sheet according to package instructions (until browned and crispy).
  • While fries are baking, heat olive oil over medium heat in a small saucepan.Add onion and kosher salt and cook for 5-7 minutes or until soft.Add garlic, tomato sauce, and Italian seasoning and bring to a simmer.
  • When ready to serve, top fries with sauce and sprinkle with cheese (place back in the oven for a moment to melt cheese).Garnish with basil and serve.

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