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Cheese and Leek Croquettes: Christmas Dinner Sides

Cheese and Leek Croquettes: Christmas Dinner Sides Ideas.

Hello friends do you like lots of sides on your Christmas dinner?

Do you fancy making some Cheese and Leek Croquettes?

Great as meal side or just warm snacks.

Cheese and Leek Croquettes: Christmas Dinner Sides

Cheese and Leek Croquettes: Christmas Dinner Sides.

Makes 16


75g grated Cathedral City Mature

1kg floury potatoes, peeled and diced

1 leek, washed, trimmed and finely sliced

3 tablespoons of olive oil

1 egg yolk

Salt and black pepper to taste

For The Coating:

Plain flour

1 egg, beaten

50g breadcrumbs

50g grated Cathedral City Mature


1.) Cook the potatoes in boiling water for 15 minutes until soft.

2.) Drain them thoroughly and mash.

3.) Leave to cool.

4.) Sauté the leek in a tablespoon of olive oil until soft but not brown.

5.) Add the sautéd leek, the grated Cathedral City and egg yolk to the mashed potatoes.

6.) Season with salt and pepper, then mix well.

7.) Using your hands, roll the mixture into 16 croquettes and chill for 1 hour or longer.

8.) Dip the croquettes into the flour, followed by the egg and finally into the breadcrumb and cheese mixture.

9.) Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan until steaming hot.

10.) Fry the croquettes over a gentle heat for about 4 minutes, turning them regularly until they are golden brown all over.

11.) Best served warm.

Cheese and Leek Croquettes: Christmas Dinner Sides Ideas

Cheese and Leek Croquettes: Christmas Dinner Sides Ideas.

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Recipe and photo credits- Cathedral City.

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Cheese and Leek Croquettes: Christmas Dinner Sides

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