cups coked mashed carrots (about 8 large carrots)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground
pinch of nutmeg
2 teaspoons butter,
3 egg yolks
1 whole egg
oil for frying
- Wash and
boil carrots until just tender.
- Drain and mash them
and set aside to cool.
- Stir in spices,
butter and egg yolks and mix thoroughly.
- Cover and put in
fridge for at least 2 hours or until cold..
- Shape cold carrot mixture into
tiny croquettes, dip in slightly beaten egg, roll in fine bread crumbs
and fry quickly in hot oil.
- Drain on paper towel and serve
with your favorite cream sauce.
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vitamins and minerals before they have chance to deteriorate. For this
reason, as well as for economy, get into the habit of shopping and
seasonally when fruits and vegetables are at their best and cheapest.
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seasonings and let you cut back on using salt.
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valuable vitamins and minerals to your diet. They should make up about
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