Stuffed potato croquettes

Stuffed potato croquettes are delicious appetizers, perfect for rustic buffets. Potato lovers will be conquered, but everyone will be pleased, even kids.

Preparation is very simple. You can bake or fry them, depending on your taste. Baked stuffed potato croquettes are also perfect for those who prefer a healthy recipe. This dish is absolutely delicious and will certainly drive everyone crazy.

So let’s see together how to prepare excellent stuffed potato croquettes.

Stuffed potato croquettes


  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/ cup parmesan cheese
  • parsley to taste
  • 1 cup ham
  • salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup provola cheese

For breading

  • white flour to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • breadcrumbs to taste


Wash potatoes and simmer them in salted water until they are fork tender.

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Mash potatoes

Once cooked, potatoes should be drained and mashed with the special tool so as to be reduced to a puree.

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Add all ingredients

Transfer into a bowl and gradually add all the ingredients necessary for the base dough: eggs, grated Parmesan cheese, chopped parsley, salt and ham strips.

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Flatten the dough

Mix everything well with a fork. Then take a spoonful of dough, flatten it on the palm of a hand and add a little piece of provola cheese.

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Add cheese and form the croquette

Wrap the dough around the piece of provola and shape it as a croquette. Repeat the passage for all your stuffed croquettes.

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Croquette in beaten egg

Place white flour in a dish, beat the eggs in a bowl and arrange breadcrumbs in another dish. Your stuffed potato croquettes must first be dipped in the flour, then in the beaten egg and finally in the breadcrumbs.

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Fry the croquettes

Croquettes can now be cooked in hot seed oil or baked at 180°F for about 25 minutes. Turn croquettes halfway through cooking so they have a perfectly homogeneous golding. Serve them warm.

Stuffed potato croquettes


Stuffed potato croquettes can be stored for a couple of days in an airtight container.

Stuff them with your favorite ingredients, replacing, for example, cooked ham with speck or using your favorite cheese.

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