|Sat Fat 3.2g||16%|
Heat the oven to 200c.
Melt the butter and whisk in the flour.
Season well, add the nutmeg.
Slowly whisk in the milk on a medium heat. Add the bay leaf and cook for a few minutes until thickened.
Mix in the cheese, potato and ham and stir well. Leave for five minutes to infuse.
Remove the bay leaf and spread the mixture out into an even rectangle on a cling film lined oven tray.
Score into 16 rectangles. Take each rectangle, roll into a short, fat sausage and roll through the breadcrumbs. Repeat until finished.
Remove the clingfilm from the baking tray, spray the croquettes with a little cooking oil and cook for 8-10 minutes until warmed through. Don’t cook too long or they will start to spread and collapse.
Serve warm with spicy tomato salsa.
270g Roosters, boiled, peeled and mashed
125g thick cut ham, cut into ½cm cubes
100g grated Manchego or strong Cheddar
Salt and pepper
Golden breadcrumbs to coat
50g plain flour
220ml semi-skimmed milk
1 bay leaf
A grating of nutmeg
"I’m so excited to share this recipe with you, it’s such a winner! It’s so quick to throw together and so satisfying. I love using potatoes instead of noodles, it’s a really fun twist on the dish and a nice new way to use a simple ingredient. The flavours in this are so great too – the mix of sesame, ginger, chilli and coriander with spring onions, peppers, kale and mushrooms is just so delicious. Can’t wait to hear what you all think!"
Simple ingredients mixed together make one tasty result!
Low sat fat
Looking for an easy Spanish tortilla recipe? Perfect for a healthy lunch to take into work or with a salad at dinner.