Manchego, Parmesan and Pink Lady® Apple Croqueta with Smoked Paprika Dip

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.

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Use this to make the dip

  • 20 to prepare

  • 15 to cook

  • Serves 16


  • 2 Large - Baking Potatoes
  • 60g - Manchego Cheese, grated
  • 30g - Parmesan grated
  • 3 - Pink Lady® apples (grated and drained)
  • 2 pinches - Sea Salt
  • 10 tbsp - Plain flour
  • 2 - Whisked eggs
  • 100g - Panko Breadcrumbs

Supplementary ingredients

Use this to make the dip

  • 10 tbsp - Plain Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp - Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp - Sea Salt
  • 1 - Juice of lemon

Full preparation

  1. Cook the potatoes in a microwave or oven until cooked through. Scrape out the potatoes and mash.
  2. Combine the manchego cheese, parmesan, Pink Lady® apples and salt to the potatoes.
  3. Make 16 balls out of the mixture.
  4. Roll the balls in the plain flour then dip balls in the whisked eggs and then finish them by rolling them in the breadcrumbs.
  5. 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.
  6. Drain on kitchen roll and serve immediately with the smoke paprika dip.
  7. Combine all the ingredients for the dip and enjoy with your croqueta.

How did you get on

Once you’ve finished cooking and you’re suitably proud of the results, why not post a pic to Instagram with the hash tag #pinklady2216? We’d love to see!

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