Gluten free Ham, herb and cheese wonders nuggets
Crunchy yet creamy croquettes make a lovely snack or can be served with a dipping sauce to make an enticing starter or canapé.
All ages love these mushy centered croquettes enclosed in a crispy breadcrumb.
You can make with any filling you can imagine, instead of ham try using left over chicken and vegetables, smoked haddock and parmesan, red pepper and goats cheese, simple ham and peas; or whatever combination you can dream up.
Get ready and tuck into this yummy gluten free ham, herb, and cheese croquette recipe.
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How to make it
Create the inner croquettes
Melt the butter in a large pan.
Add in 150g of the flour.
With a fork, stir well and thoroughly incorporated into a thick paste.
Cook for 1-2 minutes until the paste smells nutty.
Slowly pour in the stock and milk, continuously whisking, to form another thick paste.
Stir in the cheese, then the ham and incorporated.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
50g unsalted butter, room temperature
150g buckwheat flour (for cooking)
350g almond milk*
100g chicken stock (can be substituted with 100g milk)
80g Serrano ham, chopped
60g manchego cheese, grated
60g cheddar cheese, grated
15g mixed herbs, roughly chopped. (we used fresh parsley, oregano, and basil)
Allow to chill
Scrape the croquette mix into a bowl and set aside in the fridge.
Chill for 2-3 hours before creating the croquette logs.
Crabtree Farm tips
You can always double the ingredients and keep them in the freezer for a mid-week snack.