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Cheesy colcannon croquettes

The classic Irish combo of leftover mash and green veg is converted into wonderful crispy-coated bites

By , 23 August 2017

(42 votes)

Cheesy colcannon croquettes
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 4

Nutritional Info
Each 278g serving contains
  • Energy

    1442KJ

    345KCAL

    17%
  • Fat

    15.8g

    med

    23%
  • Saturates

    4.4g

    med

    22%
  • Sugars

    3.6g

    low

    4%
  • Salt

    0.61g

    low

    10%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 519kJ/124kcal.
Ingredients
  • 400g leftover mashed potato
  • 150g leftover spring greens or cabbage, roughly chopped
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped 
  • 100g Asda 30% Less Fat Mature British Cheese, grated 
  • 2tsp English mustard
  • 6tbsp plain flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten 
  • 125g breadcrumbs, made with leftover bread (ideally 3 days old)
  • 2tbsp rapeseed oil
  • Mixed salad, to serve
Method
  • Combine the mash, greens, spring onions, cheese and mustard in a large bowl. Use your hands to shape the mixture into 8 croquettes.

  • Put the flour, eggs and breadcrumbs in 3 separate shallow dishes. Dip the croquettes into the flour, then the egg, then the breadcrumbs, turning to coat. 

  • Heat the oil in a large nonstick frying pan and gently fry the croquettes for 3-4 mins on each side until golden and heated through. Serve immediately with the salad.