Eggplant croquettes

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Eggplant croquettes

A fancy and versatile alternative to meat croquettes.
Servings 5
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins

Equipment

  • Blender
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • mixing bowl
  • parchment paper

Ingredients

  • 2 eggplants, skin partially removed and cubed
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, julienned
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup rated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp pepper flakes
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Gather your ingredients
    gathered ingredients on the table
  • Wash the eggplants, remove sections of the skin and cube; add them to a stockpot and submerge in water; add salt and boil for 15 minutes
    2 eggplants, skin partially removed and cubed
    cubed eggplants in a sauce pan
  • Drain the eggplants very well; place in a blender and reduce to a paste; cool
    cooked eggplants being blended in a bowl with immersion blender
  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients and combine
    2 cloves of garlic, 1/4 cup fresh basil, julienned, 2 eggs, 1 cup plain breadcrumbs, 1 cup almond flour, 1 cup rated parmesan cheese, 1 tbsp pepper flakes, Salt & pepper to taste
    ingredients gathered in a bowl
  • Grab a measuring cup or a large spoon and start forming balls
    uncooked croquettes on sheet pan with parchment paper
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees; lay the balls on a cookie sheet and bake for 30 minutes, flip and cook for 15 more minutes
  • Serve immediately with mayonnaise or other favorite sauce
    croquettes on parchment paper with basil and parmesan
Author: Rebecca
Calories: 338kcal
Cost: $
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: baked croquettes, croquettes, croquettes recipe, Eggplant Recipes, how to make croquettes, veg croquettes, vegetarian snack

Nutrition

Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 449mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 848IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 327mg | Iron: 3mg

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