Cheese Croquettes

Cheese Croquettes

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

A light dish which is always a success with kids.

2 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 10 min

440 calories per serving 


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   15 g
1 tbsp chives, fresh, finely chopped   3 g
2 tsp Italian parsley, fresh, finely chopped   4 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
  Tabasco sauce to taste    
1/2 tbsp white flour (all purpose) [optional]   4 g
1 tsp canola oil   5 mL

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

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (150g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

440

Fat

31 g

48 %

Saturated 11 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

56 %

Cholesterol

145 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

45 %

Iron

15 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¼ serving
Grain Products: ¾ serving
Milk and Alternatives: serving
Meat and Alternatives: 1 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
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
Diet-related health claims :
Bone-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Cheese | Main courses/Entrées | Bone-healthy | Halal | High Calcium | High Iron | Kosher | Source of Omega-3 | Vegetarian

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