EGG CROQUETTES

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This is a somewhat old-fashioned dish but still very good and easy to make. I found it in an old cookbook that my mother had many years ago. This dish would be good to serve at a brunch--just keep the croquettes warm in a chafing dish or crock pot.
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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 c
thick white sauce, cooled
8 large
eggs, hard boiled, ground
3 Tbsp
chopped pimiento
1 Tbsp
snipped parsley
1 Tbsp
minced onion
1 tsp
prepared mustard
2
slightly beaten eggs
1 1/4 c
fine cracker crumbs

INGREDIENTS FOR WHITE SAUCE

2 1/2 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
dash(es)
salt
3/4 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the white sauce: melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; add flour and salt, blend. Add milk all at once. Cook quickly, stirring constantly, till mixture thickens and bubbles. Remove sauce from heat when it bubbles.
2
Combine the white sauce and the next five ingredients, plus 1 tsp. salt; mix well. Chill for several hours.
3
When thoroughly chilled, form this mixture into croquetttes, using 1/4 cup for each. Mix eggs and 2 Tbsp. water. Roll croquettes in cracker crumbs; dip into egg mixture; roll in crumbs again. Chill for 20 minutes.
4
Fry in deep, hot fat (365-degrees) till golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #crispy, #tangy