Preparation info
  • Makes


    croquettes, about 2 inches 5 cm ) in diameter
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Angela Dimayuga and Ligaya Mishan

Published 2021

  • About

I was a child when I last ate my mom’s croquettes, but when it came time to set down the recipe, I could cook them from memory. Mashed potatoes—fortified with just enough milk to lend creaminess without heft—make a cozy little pocket for a simple filling of ground beef with a flourish of garlic and onion, brought to seething in the pan, and bright pops of green peas. (I add Parmesan for more depth of flavor, and panko to give the crust some crackle.) I remember helping my mom shape the ball