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Potato Croquettes


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  • 3 cups cold mashed potatoes
  • 2 egs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil (for frying)


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Combine mashed potatoes, eggs and cheese in large bowl; mix well with a fork. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 2

Shape mixture into logs about 3 inches long and 2 inches wide.

Step 3

Pour 1/4 inch oil into large skillet; add a few croquettes. Saute until browned on the bottom; turn and brown on other side. Drain on paper towel; keep warm while sauteing remaining croquettes.

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  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1.5 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 Cup shredded cheese
  • 3/ Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup basil, chopped
  • Parmesan, to sprinkle
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Chop the potatoes in half, boil until very tender and drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the potatoes and zucchini. Add the grated cheese, milk, coriander, basil, salt and pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
  3. On a baking tray, spoon out the zucchini-potato mixture and form into balls. 
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and grated cheese, and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  5. When golden, remove from oven... and enjoy!

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