Ham Croquettes Recipe


Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Ground fully cooked ham2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Instant minced onion1 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Fine dry bread crumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Egg1 , beaten
 Fat2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
 Frozen peas in cream sauce8 Ounce (1 package)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2894 Calories from Fat 2022

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 229 g353%

Saturated Fat 92.8 g463.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 709.5 mg

Sodium 6668.7 mg277.9%

Total Carbohydrates 109 g36.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.4%

Sugars 22.1 g

Protein 89 g177.5%

Vitamin A 49.7% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 38.1% Iron 55.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Advance preparation: In saucepan melt butter; blend in flour.
Add milk; cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat; stir in ham, onion, and dry mustard.
Cover; refrigerate up to 24 hours.
Before serving: Shape ham mixture into 8 to 10 balls.
Roll in crumbs.
Shape into cones, handling lightly.
Combine egg and 2 tablespoons water.
Dip ham cones into egg mixture.
Roll in crumbs again.
Fry in deep hot fat (375°) till heated through, about 2 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook peas according to package directions.