Crochette di Patate

Potato Croquettes

Crochette di Patate

Potato croquettes are a classic Neapolitan recipe made with potato, ham, mozzarella cheese and breadcrumbs.  Shaped into small cylinders and fried to golden perfection, the croquettes are easy to make are always a favorite.

Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 7 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year




  1. Boil potatoes with skin on. When a knife goes into the potatoes smoothly, they are done (approx 25minutes of boiling depending on the size).

    After they have cooled down, peel and mash. Add in ham, mozzarella, salt, pepper, Parmigiano Reggiano and egg. Mix it all together. Shape into croquettes. Flour the croquette lightly.

    Next, dip it into egg mixture and finally dip into the bread crumbs. Fry and serve hot.