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

340 calories per serving 


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   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. 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 (140g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

340

Fat

19 g

29 %

Saturated 9 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

47 %

Cholesterol

145 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

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: 1 serving
Milk and Alternatives: serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

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Claims

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

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

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