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Gruyere Croquettes

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  Milk 18 Fluid Ounce (480 Milliliter)
  Flour 7 Ounce (200 Gram)
  Eggs 6
  Grated gruyere cheese 5 Ounce (150 Gram)
  Breadcrumbs 1 1⁄4 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Butter 3⁄4 Ounce (20 Gram)
  Groundnut oil 9 Fluid Ounce (240 Milliliter)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Separate 3 eggs. In a bowl, mix the flour with 3 eggs and 3 egg yolks. Season and stir well until the mixture becomes paste-like.
2. Bring the milk to the boil. Place the paste in a saucepan and add the boiling milk. Cook over a low heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the cheese and mix well.
3. Butter a baking sheet and pour the paste onto it, spreading it evenly to a thickness of 1 /2 cm (slightly over 1/2 inch). Leave to cool.
4. Cut the paste into whatever shapes you choose: round, rectangular, square or triangular.
5. Beat the egg whites, and place the breadcrumbs on a plate. Dip each piece first in the egg whites, then in breadcrumbs.
6. In a frying pan, heat the oil and fry the croquettes for 2 minutes on each side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4624 Calories from Fat 3376

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 380 g585.3%

Saturated Fat 104 g520.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1367.8 mg455.9%

Sodium 1277.7 mg53.2%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g25%

Sugars 32.4 g

Protein 114 g227.5%

Vitamin A 50.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 84.9% Iron 90.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Gruyere Croquettes Recipe