Slightly less indulgent than its lunchtime equivalent, our Breakfast Poutine is a mix of French fries, bacon, sausage, and cheese, topped with fried eggs. Elevate the combination with a dash of truffle oil and our Citrus Herb Sauce.
Yield: Serves 10.
July 02, 2019
- 1 1/2 pkgs (650 g each) straight-cut frozen French fries (about 10 cups)
- 6 slices thick bacon, chopped (about 1 cup)
- 1/2 lb (0.25 kg) chicken apple sausages or other chicken sausages, casings removed
- 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced onion
- 1 cup thawed frozen green peas
- 1 tsp truffle oil, optional*
- 2 tbsp canola oil
- 10 large eggs
- 1 cup cubed smoked Gouda cheese (1/2 inch)
- 1/2 cup Citrus Herb Sauce
- Prepare French fries according to manufacturer’s instructions.
- Meanwhile, sauté bacon in a large non-stick frypan over medium heat until browned and crisp, about 5 – 6 minutes.
- Add sausage and cook, stirring to break up sausage, until browned and cooked through, about 5 – 6 minutes.
- Add onion and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes. Add peas and sauté for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to a heatproof bowl.
- Stir in truffle oil and set aside.
- Heat 1 tbsp canola oil in same frypan over medium heat. Crack 5 eggs into frypan, spacing eggs evenly apart.
- Cover frypan and cook eggs until eggs are set.
- Repeat procedure with remaining oil and eggs.
- Meanwhile, transfer half of French fries to a platter. Layer about ½ cup cheese and half of sausage mixture over French fries.
- Repeat layering with remaining French fries, cheese and sausage mixture. Top with fried eggs and Citrus Herb Sauce.
380 calories, 23 g fat, 16.9 g protein, 26.9 g carbohydrate, 2.8 g fibre, 478 mg sodium
*Ingredients not included in nutritional analysis.
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
- 1 tbsp fresh orange juice
- 1½ tsp chopped fresh basil
- 1½ tsp chopped fresh dill
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp Sriracha sauce
- ⅛ tsp freshly ground pepper
Yield: Makes 3/4 cup.
- Combine all ingredients until blended. May be refrigerated for up to 2 days.
Sriracha sauce is a Thai hot sauce made from dried chile peppers, vinegar, garlic, sugar and salt. Look for it in Asian grocery stores or the Asian section of large grocery stores.