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Dutch Cheese Croquettes

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  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley sprigs 3
  Peppercorns 3
  Bay leaf 1
  Unflavored gelatin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 4 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
  Gouda cheese 3⁄4 Pound, finely shredded
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs), used for deep frying (Heated To 375°F)

Mix milk, carrot, onion, salt, thyme, parsley, peppercorns, and bay leaf in top of double boiler; heat 20 minutes over boiling water.
Strain the mixture, reserving milk for sauce.
Soften gelatin in cold water and dissolve over hot water; set aside.
Blend flour into hot butter in a heavy saucepan; heat until bubbly.
Add reserved milk gradually, stirring constantly.
Bring to boiling; stir and cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Vigorously stir about 3 tablespoons hot mixture into egg yolk; immediately blend into mixture in saucepan.
Cook and stir over low heat 2 minutes.
Stir in cheese and heat just until melted.
Remove from heat.
Stir in dissolved gelatin, then lemon juice, nutmeg, and pepper.
Pour mixture into a shallow pan and chill about 4 hours.
Shape chilled mixture into balls, cones, or cylinders.
Roll in bread crumbs, then dip into egg and again roll in bread crumbs, shaking off loose crumbs.
Deep fry in the hot fat, turning often to brown evenly.
Remove with slotted spoon to absorbent paper.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6055 Calories from Fat 5055

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 564 g867.3%

Saturated Fat 210.9 g1054.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1233.7 mg411.2%

Sodium 5328.8 mg222%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g40.9%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32.2%

Sugars 29.4 g

Protein 123 g245.6%

Vitamin A 289.5% Vitamin C 30.9%

Calcium 285.8% Iron 51.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dutch Cheese Croquettes Recipe