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Potato Croquettes

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  Potatoes 4 Medium, washed, pared, cut up, cooked and drained
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Shredded parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Fine dry breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying, Heated To 365° F)

Using a potato masher, food mill, or ricer, thoroughly mash potatoes in a bowl or rice them into a bowl.
Whip in 1 egg, melted butter, parsley, Parmesan cheese, and onion and a mixture of salt, mono-sodium glutamate, and pepper.
Continue whipping until mixture is fluffy.
Chill at least 1 hour.
Allowing 1/4 cup mixture for each croquette, shape mixture into balls, cylinders, or cones.
Roll croquettes in bread crumbs and dip into a mixture of egg and milk.
Roll again in bread crumbs.
Fry croquettes only one layer at a time and avoid crowding.
Turn when underside is lightly browned and brown other side.
Remove with slotted spoon and drain on absorbent paper.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1658 Calories from Fat 865

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g149.3%

Saturated Fat 42.6 g212.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 570.6 mg190.2%

Sodium 3499.8 mg145.8%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.5%

Dietary Fiber 17.7 g70.7%

Sugars 10.7 g

Protein 40 g80%

Vitamin A 34.1% Vitamin C 228.5%

Calcium 42.5% Iron 54.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Potato Croquettes Recipe