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Tuna-Stuffed Potato Croquettes

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8 servings

Is there anything better than a warm potato croquette? Yes! That same croquette—made with a deliciously seasoned tuna stuffing.

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  • Cook potatoes in boiling water 20 min. or until tender; drain. Place in medium bowl; mash until smooth. Refrigerate 1 hour or until chilled.
  • Meanwhile, heat 2 tsp. oil in medium skillet on medium heat. Add peppers, onions, garlic and oregano; cook 5 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in tuna, cheese and 2 Tbsp. olives.
  • Heat remaining oil in medium saucepan to 375ºF. Using lightly floured hands, shape potato mixture into 8 (3-inch) balls, using about 1/3 cup potato mixture for each. Make large indentation in center of each; fill with about 1/4 cup tuna mixture, pressing tuna mixture into center of ball to completely enclose filling. Re-roll into balls, if necessary. Beat egg in small bowl; place flour in separate bowl. Dip potato balls, 1 at a time, in egg, then roll in flour until evenly coated.
  • Add potato balls, 2 at a time, to hot oil; cook 5 to 6 min. or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Mix remaining olives and mayo. Serve with the warm potato balls.

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Serving Suggestion

Serve with a side mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing, and fresh fruit for dessert.

Chicken-Stuffed Potato Croquettes

Prepare as directed, substituting 1/2 cup shredded cooked chicken for the tuna.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 350
Total fat 24g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 280mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from This turned out to be potato cakes....full of oil. This turned out to be potato cakes....full of oil. I couldn't get the potatoes to form a ball, let alone put the filling in. Did I do something wrong? I'm usually a very good cook, but not with this recipe. Luckily I tried it out on family first....they threw the leftovers straight into the trash!!!!
Date published: 2010-08-08
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