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Salads & sides

Potato Croquettes

Potato Croquettes recipe
photo by:kraft
If you've never tried making potato croquettes because they seemed difficult, try these. They're yummy, cheesy—and beginner friendly!
time
prep:
15 min
total:
45 min
servings
total:
8 servings, 2 croquettes each
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What You Need

2
lb.  potatoes, peeled, cut into chunks
3/4
cup  PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread
2
Tbsp.   chopped fresh parsley
1
tsp.  salt
3
 eggs, separated
3/4
cup  matzo meal
1/4
cup  oil

Make It

PLACE potatoes in 3-qt. saucepan; add enough water to cover. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 20 to 25 min. or until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes; return to saucepan. Add cream cheese; mash with hand masher or beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Cool. Add egg yolks; mix well.

BEAT egg whites in shallow dish or pie plate until frothy; set aside. Place matzo meal in separate shallow dish or pie plate. With hands lightly sprayed with cooking spray, shape potato mixture into 16 ovals, using 1/4 cup of the potato mixture for each oval (croquette). Dip in egg whites, then in matzo meal, turning over to evenly coat both sides of each croquette with the matzo meal.

HEAT oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add croquettes; cook 3 to 4 min. on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
These croquettes can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Creative Leftovers
Cover and refrigerate any leftover croquettes. To reheat, place in single layer on baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 20 to 25 min. or until heated through.
Passover Celebrations
To prepare this recipe for Passover, select food products that are kosher for Passover as needed. Consult with your rabbi if you have any questions.
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