Mashed Potato Croquette Recipe from Platter Talk
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Mashed Potato Croquettes Recipe

This potato croquette recipe is a fast and easy leftover recipe that you will want to make over and over again! Recipe from Bon App├ętit
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: croquette, holidays, leftovers, mashed potatoes
Servings: 12
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Dan from Platter Talk


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped chives plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup fine bread crumbs Italian flavored if you can find.
  • 2 eggs
  • 3-4 cups vegetable or canola oil
  • Sour cream optional


  • In large mixing bowl, combine potatoes, chives, egg yolks, Parmesan cheese, and flour.
  • Mix thoroughly and roll into golf ball size portions.
  • In small bowl beat 2 eggs.
  • Place bread crumbs in another small bowl.
  • Dredge croquettes in egg and then bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil over medium-high heat, using 10" skillet.
  • Working in batches, place croquettes in hot oil, using teaspoon to turn and brown evenly.
  • Remove portions from oil when golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Allow to drain on brown paper bag.
  • Serve warm with optional sour cream and additional chives.



Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 8.1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 0.8mg