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Ham and cheese croquetas

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Ingredients

75 g g butter butter
100 g g flour flour
500 ml ml whole milk whole milk
50 g g breadcrumbs breadcrumbs
90 g g ham ham
(chopped)
50 g g cheddar cheddar
(grated)
50 g g mozzarella mozzarella
(torn)
2 tbsp tbsp parsley parsley
(chopped)
flour flour
(for rolling)
1 eggs egg
(beaten)

Ham and cheese croquetas

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40 min
(42)

Method

These tasty snack-sized ham and cheese croquetas are a great addition to a tapas style lunch, or could work just as well as a starter.

1. Melt 75g butter in a pan and whisk in 100g plain flour. Over a gentle heat, gradually whisk in 500ml milk until you have a very thick white sauce. Add 50g fresh breadcrumbs, 90g chopped ham, 50g grated cheddar, 50g torn mozzarella and 2 tbsp chopped parsley and stir until melted. Chill for 4 hours.

2. Scoop up spoonfuls of the mixture and roll into 18-20 oval shapes. Roll each first in plain flour, then coat in beaten egg, then roll in dried natural breadcrumbs. Deep fry until golden.