Potato and Ham Croquettes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Potato and Ham Croquettes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
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25 min.
35 min.
15 Servings

Potato and Ham Croquettes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce are a truly delicious and fun to make treat. These are great as main course, snack or appetizer.


  • 2 large (about 1 1/2 pounds total) russet potatoes, cooked and cooled
  • 1 cup finely chopped, cooked, smoked ham
  • 4 large eggs, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded mozzarella or panela cheese
  • 1 tablespoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken or Beef Ribs Flavor Bouillon, dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil for frying
  • Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce (recipe follows)
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COVER baking sheet with wax paper; set aside.

SMASH potatoes with fork in large bowl; add ham, 1 egg, parsley, cheese and bouillon mixture. Mix until well combined.

BEAT remaining 3 eggs in medium bowl. Place bread crumbs on plate. Form 1/4 cup potato mixture into balls and flatten into 2-inch rounds; dip in eggs. Dip croquettes into bread crumbs, turning to coat. Place croquettes on prepared baking sheet.

HEAT oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add croquettes in batches; cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until crisp and golden brown. Place on paper towels to drain. Serve warm with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce.


(Makes 1 1/2 cups)

1 can (7.6 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ Media Crema

1/2 cup chopped roasted red bell peppers

1 tablespoon MAGGI Seasoning Sauce

1 tablespoon lemon juice

PLACE media crema, bell peppers, seasoning sauce and lemon juice in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

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Very Good!

This is a good recipe, thank you! I recommend using jamon iberico rather than standard ham to make it even better. I get my Spanish ham from http://buyjamon.com

- Rachel Sanchez from LA, CA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/15 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 15

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 190
  • Calories from Fat: 100
  • Total Fat: 12g (18% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4g (21% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 80mg (26% of DV)
  • Sodium: 340mg (14% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 15g (5% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (5% of DV)
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 10% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 20% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 6% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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