Potato, Ham, and Piquillo Pepper Croquetas Recipe | Cook the Book

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Ingredients (11)

  • 3 cups seasoned mashed potatoes, chilled
  • 2 1/4 cups plain dry bread crumbs
  • 2 ounces Serrano ham cut into small dice (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup piquillo or roasted red peppers, cut into small dice
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika (pimentón)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Olive or vegetable oil for frying


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Tanqueray & Tonic

This classic cocktail effortlessly blends the distinct taste of gin with the refreshing fizz of tonic. Add a slice of lime and voilà! A symphony of crisp, refreshing and oh-so-sophisticated flavors.

Ingredients (4)

  • 1.5 oz. Tanqueray No. TEN Gin
  • Tonic Water
  • Grapefruit Wheel Garnish
  • Thyme Sprig Garnish

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