A very nutritious and popular snack is eggplant croquette. Try it! Excellent for enhancing your meal or informal meeting with friends.


  • 6 eggplants, peeled and chopped
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 boiled and mashed potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 ovo
  • 4 tablespoons of breadcrumbs
  • 4 tablespoons of wheat flour
  • Wheat flour for breading
  • Frying oil

Preparation Mode

  1. In a pan, place the eggplant, salt, cover with water and cook for 20 minutes or until softened.
  2. Remove from heat, drain and let cool.
  3. Squeeze the eggplant with your hands to remove all the water.
  4. Place in a bowl, add the potato, cheese, nutmeg, parsley, salt, pepper and mix until combined.
  5. Add the egg, breadcrumbs, wheat flour and knead until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  6. Make the croquettes, coat in wheat flour and fry in hot oil until golden.
  7. Drain on paper towel and serve.

Mom Tips

Approximate yield of 25 units.

See also the recipe for special eggplant lasagna.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/croquete-de-berinjela/

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