Manchego, parmesan and Pink Lady apple croqueta with smoked paprika dip

14 August 2017 by
First published: 13 August 2017

These Manchego, Parmesan and Pink Lady apple croqueta with smoked paprika dip had us at hello.

These Brazilian inspired manchego, parmesan and Pink Lady croqueta are the perfect addition to any family feast! Spice them up with a generous dollop of smoked paprika dip.

Ingredients (makes 16 croquetas)

2 large baking potatoes

60g manchego cheese, grated

30g parmesan’ grated

3 Pink Lady® apples (grated and drained)

2 pinches of sea salt

10tbsp plain flour

2 whisked eggs

100g panko breadcrumbs

For the dip

10tbsp plain yoghurt

2tbsp smoked paprika

1tsp sea salt

Juice of one lemon


Cook the potatoes in a microwave or oven until cooked through. Scrape out the potatoes and mash.

Combine the manchego cheese, parmesan, Pink Lady apples and salt to the potatoes.

Make 16 balls out of the mixture.

Roll the balls in the plain flour then dip balls in the whisked eggs and then finish them by rolling them in the breadcrumbs.

Heat a deep pan with enough oil to cover the croquetas. Add the croquetas to the hot oil and fry on a medium heat until golden brown and warmed on the inside.

Drain on kitchen roll and serve immediately with the smoke paprika dip.

Combine all the ingredients for the dip and enjoy with your croqueta.

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