Potato croquettes

potato croquettes

This simple Italian recipe for preparing quick potato croquettes will be a great addition to dishes with juice (for example, I eat them with cutlets in juice) or they are a very filling meal and as a stand-alone dish.

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Potato croquettes

A common side dish is potatoes. Try these quick and cheap potato croquettes that kids will eat too.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 750 grams boiled potatoes
  • 200 grams plain flour
  • 100 grams wheat semolina
  • 1 cup of bread crumbs
  • 1 eggs


  • Boil the potatoes in salted water. Mash the still hot potatoes into a smooth puree. Cool down.
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  • Mix the cooled potatoes with the flour and semolina, add the egg and knead the dough.
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  • Tear off smaller amounts of dough and shape the croquettes into a rolling pin. Roll the croquettes in bread crumbs and place them on a floured plate.
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  • Heat a large amount of oil in a larger pan. Fry the croquettes on all sides until golden yellow and crispy. Take them out with a hollow spoon and place them on a paper towel to soak up the excess fat.
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  • Croquettes are a frequent accompaniment to dishes with juice. I usually make them with pork chops in juice.
  • You can also prepare a sweet-sour sauce and eat croquettes with it.
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  1. One of my favorite snacks while growing up in Europe. Love them and forgot how easy they are to make, but the flavor is out of this world.
    Thank you for sharing

    1. Thank you Giangi for sharing your comment. I make them pretty often because I like crispy snacks.

  2. I love potatoes love the croquettes simple but amazing

    1. Hi Alyssa, nice to hear from you. I also like potatoes. This is my favorite side dish.

  3. So easy! And so very good! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi Jessica, thanks for the comment. Easy, crispy, tasty.

  4. I’ll all about potatoes. I can’t wait to try these!

    1. Hi Michelle, you should really try these. Crispy potato croquets.

  5. It’s been such a long time since I had croquettes… Mom used to make all things French and German when I was a child. What a great idea for sides, I will make a batch for dinner mmmmm

    1. Hi, Mihaela I also have great memories of this recipe from my childhood. This is the recipe from my mom. Thanks for your comment.

  6. Oh this is one of my hubby’s favourite childhood snacks! He requests them regularly when we go to his Mom’s for dinner 🙂

    1. Hi, Cindy!

      I also make them like my Mom. They are perfectly crispy so children love them. Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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