Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Croquettes

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 180c.
  • Place pumpkin on a baking tray and cook for 45 mins or until tender.
  • Remove from the oven and cool.
  • Discard the pumkin skin and chop the flesh.
  • Place the flesh in a food processor, add the nutmeg and pulse to a puree.
  • Season to taste. If mixture is too wet, strain to remove any exess water.
  • Combine the goat cheese, sage, and vinegar in a bowl and season to taste.
  • Roll the mixture into balls the size of small marbles.
  • Coat the cheese balls with the pumpkin puree mixture.
  • Roll the croquettes in the flour, then dip in the beaten egg and coat completely with breadcrumbs.
  • In a large frying pan or wok, heat enough oil to deep fry until hot but not smoking.
  • Cook the croquettes in batches until golden (about 3 mins).
  • Drain on paper towels and serve warm.
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