Choose section to search
Type to search
Recipe Book
Recipe Category / Snacks and Sandwiches

Potato and Broccoli Croquettes

Potato and Broccoli Croquettes


For the mashed potatoes

  • Wash the potatoes.
  • Place them in a pot and fill it with enough water to completely submerge them.
  • Boil for 14-16 minutes, until they soften.
  • When ready, remove from heat and drain.
  • Use a knife to help you lift and pull the peel off them.
  • Mash them with a potato masher or a fork.
  • Transfer pack to pot and place over low heat. Stir for 1-2 minutes. In this way you remove the moisture from the potatoes.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Fill another pot with water and bring to a boil.
  • Add the broccoli, lower heat and simmer for 6-7 minutes, until it softens.
  • When ready, remove from heat and drain.
  • In order to remove all of the water, transfer to a plate lined with paper towels so they can soak up all of the moisture.
  • Chop up the broccoli in a bowl. Add the mashed potatoes, egg yolk, cheese, breadcrumbs, thyme and mint leaves. Mix.
  • Divide the mixture in to 12 equal sized balls. Then shape each ball in to an oval shape.
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • In a separate bowls place the flour, the 2 beaten eggs and sesame seeds. One ingredient to a bowl.
  • When the croquettes have chilled for 10 minutes, remove from refrigerator.
  • First, dredge them in the flour. Then dip them in the beaten eggs and finally coat them in the sesame seeds.
  • Place a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add a generous amount of sunflower oil and heat it until it reaches 180* C (350* F).
  • Fry the croquettes for 4-5 minutes or until nice and golden and mix often.
  • When ready, remove from pan and transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Allow to drain from excess oil and serve.

For the dip

  • In a bowl, combine the yogurt, mint, lime zest and lime juice. Ready to serve.
Rate this recipe You need to login
Stars 5 965280a274e7faaa3ab948cbf65b3e63cafd3a357c9a1db9ace6cb5ab0ca420b
Stars 4 7a9178270a01a919f143a86d02d23da24820e7cf7d8785260b287b505604249a
Stars 3 c9ab54a9391cb4e2af3c2a4c4675bedbe4c0f240b47f2deb664d8e5e3214bb49
Stars 2 c2271760a84c41b554ecf1d1b2b17a4774d017e08924e9c4b7bd07ffe0c53648
Stars 1 d2c64104eb0fa01541d9f73e1face12dcf9db387d50b23e382af06ebc6f3d651


Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
11 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
20 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
19 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
5 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
16 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

comments powered by Disqus