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Cheese Croquettes

6 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Pan-fried patties made with a mixture of cheese, herbs, and seasonings.

A light dish which is always a success with kids.

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 10 min
440 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1 eggs size large
1/3 cup pine nuts 40 g
1/2 cup ricotta cheese 100 g
3/4 cup Gruyère cheese, grated 60 g
4 tbsp bread crumbs 30 g
1 green onions/scallions, finely chopped
1 tbsp chives, fresh, finely chopped 3 g
2 tsp Italian parsley, fresh, finely chopped 4 g
1 tsp canola oil 5 mL
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]
Tabasco sauce to taste [optional]
1/2 tbsp white flour (all purpose) [optional] 4 g

Method

  1. Lightly beat the eggs in a bowl using a fork. Grind the pine nuts using a pepper mill, spice grinder, or food processor, then add them to the bowl. Add the ricotta, grated Gruyère, and bread crumbs. Mix well.
  2. Finely chop the green onions, chives, and parsley, then add them to the mixture. Add a little bit of salt, pepper, and Tabasco sauce to taste. Mix well.
  3. Using floured hands, form the mixture into flat patties (2 per person).
  4. Add the patties to a lightly oiled pan. Cook over medium heat 5 min per side, until golden-brown. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (150g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

440

Fat

31 g

48 %

Saturated 11.1 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

56 %

Cholesterol

150 mg

Sodium

320 mg

13 %

Carbohydrate

20 g

7 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

23 g

Vitamin A

20 %

Vitamin C

6 %

Calcium

44 %

Iron

16 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : ¼ serving
Grain Products : ¾ serving
Milk and Alternatives : 1 ¼ servings
Meat and Alternatives : 1 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Omega-3, Omega-6, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Iron, Vitamin A
Excellent source of  :
Calcium, Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Zinc
Free  :
Added Sugar
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives 2
Fats 5 ½

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Members' Reviews

6 Reviews (5 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
accounts@kog.ca
january 09, 2015 | I would make this recipe again

We both found the taste surprisingly complex - and absolutely delicious! We followed the recipe exactly (though we had no way to grind the pine nuts; I simply minced them).

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This recipe is in the following categories

Cheese | Main courses/Entrées | Bone-healthy | High Iron | Vegetarian | Source of Omega-3 | Kosher | High Calcium | Halal

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accounts@kog.ca
january 09, 2015 | I would make this recipe again

We both found the taste surprisingly complex - and absolutely delicious! We followed the recipe exactly (though we had no way to grind the pine nuts; I simply minced them).

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