Potato & Cheese Croquettes

9  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 20 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.


Potato & Cheese Croquettes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 lb. baking potatoes (about 4 large), peeled, cubed
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 10 RITZ Crackers, finely crushed (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 375ºF.
  • Cook  potatoes in boiling water in large saucepan 20 min. or until tender; drain. Mash potatoes until smooth. Stir in all remaining ingredients except cracker crumbs and Parmesan.
  • Shape  into 30 (2-inch) oval croquettes, using about 1/4 cup potato mixture for each. Roll in combined cracker crumbs and Parmesan, turning to evenly coat each croquette. Place on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray; spray tops and sides with cooking spray.
  • Bake  30 to 35 min. or until golden brown.

Recipe Tips

How to Easily Shape the CroquettesTo minimize sticking, spray your hands with cooking spray before shaping the potato mixture into croquettes.

SubstitutePrepare using shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese.

NoteFor best results, spray hands lightly with cooking spray before using to shape potato patties.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 240 
    • Total fat 13 g
    • Saturated fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 75 mg
    • Sodium 400 mg
    • Carbohydrate 22 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 2 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 10 g
    • Vitamin A 15 %DV
    • Vitamin C 15 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 25 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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