Potato Croquettes

Potato Croquettes


"A great use for leftover mashed potato. Great for dinner with a garden salad."


20 m servings 660 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 660 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 39.9 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 17.6 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 1506 mg
  • 60%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine mashed potatoes, eggs, parsley, cheese, salt and pepper, bacon bits and onion flakes. Form mixture into patties, and dredge patties in the bread crumbs.
  2. Pour oil 1/2 inch deep in a large, heavy skillet. Heat oil over medium-high heat. Fry patties, flipping to fry them on both sides, until they are golden brown. Serve hot.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I Loved this recipe... If you are making these and they fall apart in the pan, you are using too much oil. Also when you make the mash potatoes do not add too much butter and milk. If the ma...

Very good recipe, although next time I will omit the salt as the cheese added a good amount (based on other reviews, I used romano and cheddar). I also used minced fresh onion instead of dried ...

Added more cheese and some flour to the potatoes as some had suggested. Used Panko crumbs instead of regular so that they turned out nice and crispy on the outside. Will make again---will try w...