Nut Croquettes with Caper Sauce

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Rose Elliot's Complete Vegan

By Rose Elliot

Published 2019

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By popular demand, this is an updated and veganised version of one of my most requested vegetarian recipes: beautiful, crisp nut croquettes – or ‘balls’ if you like – in a creamy, piquant sauce. They do take a little time to make, but are well worth it and they freeze well.



Melt the vegan butter or spread in a saucepan over a low-medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, for 1–2 minutes, then add the bay leaf and half of the milk. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring, for 2–3 minutes until very thick. Remove half of the mixture to a large bowl and set aside. Stir the remaining milk into the pan, beating hard until smooth, then leave the sauce to simmer ve