Mashed Potato Croquettes, leftover mashed potatoes become a delicious side dish, crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside potatoes.
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5 from 1 vote

Mashed Potato Croquettes

Makes approximately 9-18 croquettes depending on size.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 89kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy


  • 3 cups mashed potatoes 990 grams
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon parsley .4 grams
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs 25 grams
  • 1/2 chopped onion if desired
  • flour for dredging


  • In a medium bowl with a fork combine well mashed potatoes, beaten egg, parsley, bread crumbs and chopped onion if desired.
  • Taking approximately a 1/4 cup (more or less) at a time of the potato mixture, form into an oval or ball shape, then dredge in flour.
  • In a medium pan add 2-3 tablespoons of oil, on medium heat, heat until oil is hot (not smoking hot), add croquettes a few at a time turning as they brown.
  • Place on a plate lined with paper towels. Serve immediately. Enjoy!


Calories: 89kcal