Ham & Cheese Croquetas

 

These tasty, deep-fried bites can be made ahead and frozen, perfect for no-fuss entertaining as part of a party buffet spread

What you will need

25g butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

½ small onion, finely chopped Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

50g plain flour

250ml milk Milk mill-k One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

140g sliced smoked ham, diced

50g mature cheddar, coarsely grated

50g Gruyère, finely grated Gruyère groo-ee-yeah Gruyère is an undoubted pinnacle of traditional Swiss cheese-making, a culinary masterpiece as…

1 tsp Dijon mustard

2 tbsp double cream

2 large eggs Egg egg The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

50g plain flour

140g fine dried breadcrumbs

sunflower oil, for deep frying Sunflower oil A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

300g ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped Tomato toe-mart-oh A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

1 long red chilli, finely chopped (deseeded if you don't like it too hot)

1 small red onion, finely chopped

4 large garlic cloves, crushed

100g demerara sugar

100ml red wine vinegar

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