Legendary Dishes | Cazzilli / Crocchè (cheese and potato croquettes)

Croquettes.lowres
ITALY
  • 1 kg potatoes, peeled, boiled, mashed
  • 3 eggs
  • 125 g parmigano cheese / pecorino cheese, grated
  • 75 g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 15 ml milk
  • 5 g black pepper
  • 5 g nutmeg

Preheat oven to 220ºC. Add 75 g of cheese to two eggs, nutmeg and pepper to the potatoes. Beat third egg separately with a tablespoon of milk. Whisk remaining egg into the milk. Combine remaining cheese with breadcrumbs. Make cylindrical shapes with the potato mixture, coat each croquette in the egg mixture, then in the breadcrumbs and cheese. Place on a greased baking tray. Bake for 15 minutes.