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Cheese Croquettes

5 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
340 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1 eggs size large
1/2 cup ricotta cheese 100 g
3/4 cup Gruyère cheese, grated 60 g
1/3 cup bread crumbs 45 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. 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 (140g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

340

Fat

19 g

29 %

Saturated 9.3 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

47 %

Cholesterol

150 mg

Sodium

360 mg

15 %

Carbohydrate

21 g

7 %

Fibre

1 g

5 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

21 g

Vitamin A

20 %

Vitamin C

6 %

Calcium

46 %

Iron

14 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

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

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Omega-3, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2
Excellent source of  :
Calcium, Folacin, Niacin, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B12, 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 3

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