Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquettes Recipe

Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquette
Prep in Prep in:
15 mins
Cook in Cook in:
10 mins
Serves Serves:
Makes 16
Per Serving %RI
KCAL 95 4%
Fat 5g 7%
Sat Fat 3.2g 16%
Salt 0.5g 8%
Sugar 0.9g 1%


Heat the oven to 200c.

Melt the butter and whisk in the flour.

Season well, add the nutmeg.

Slowly whisk in the milk on a medium heat. Add the bay leaf and cook for a few minutes until thickened.

Mix in the cheese, potato and ham and stir well. Leave for five minutes to infuse.

Remove the bay leaf and spread the mixture out into an even rectangle on a cling film lined oven tray.

Score into 16 rectangles. Take each rectangle, roll into a short, fat sausage and roll through the breadcrumbs. Repeat until finished.

Remove the clingfilm from the baking tray, spray the croquettes with a little cooking oil and cook for 8-10 minutes until warmed through. Don’t cook too long or they will start to spread and collapse.

Serve warm with spicy tomato salsa.


270g Maris Pipers, boiled, peeled and mashed
125g thick cut ham, cut into ½cm cubes
100g grated Manchego or strong Cheddar
Salt and pepper
Golden breadcrumbs to coat
50g butter
50g plain flour
220ml semi-skimmed milk
1 bay leaf
A grating of nutmeg

You may also like

Sausage and potato casserole recipe

Sausage and Potato Casserole

An easy dish to make taking just 10 minutes to prep, this casserole is healthy and nutritious containing potatoes, sausages and peppers.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Creamy Cider Pork Chops with Sautéed Rosemary Potatoes

Creamy Cider Pork Chops with Sautéed Rosemary Potatoes

Creamy Cider Pork Chops with Sautéed Rosemary Potatoes

Indulge yourself with these deliciously creamy cider pork chops. Serve on a bed of sauteed rosemary potatoes for a fabulous mid-week meal.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Chocolate potato cake recipe

Chocolate Potato Cake Easy Recipe

Who knew that potatoes could be included in a dessert?  Well now you do - so why not give this Chocolate Potato Cake recipe it a try?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins

Sausage and Potato Cassoulet

Warming, satisfying - try our hearty sausage and potato cassoulet for a tasty evening meal. 

  • Cook in: 25 - 30 mins
Campaign Financed with Aid from the European Union and British and Irish farmers
EU logo orange
ADHB logo