Tuesday, 25 March 2008

Potato Croquettes

leftover cooked mashed potatoes
leftover cooked vegetables (whatever)
mushrooms, ham, bacon, etc. all finely
   chopped
shredded cheese
onion or chives finely chopped
salt and pepper
flour
1 or 2 egg, lightly beaten to a foam
breadcrumbs
2 -3 tablespoons oil


  • Heat the oven to 200 degrees. 
  • Finely chop vegetables, meats, onions or chives and mix with grated cheese and mashed potatoes. 
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  • In 3 shallow bowls place flour in one, beat your egg(s) in another, and have your breadcrumbs in the third.
  • Roll the mixture into balls and then dip first in flour, then in the egg and finally roll in breadcrumbs. 
  • Croquettes must then be put in a baking dish, which has the oil spread around in it, and set in the oven for 10 minutes. 
  • Remove, turn the croquettes over and bake another 10 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels.