The home-made croquettes They are one of the most loved entrees by adults and children, and not only are they a delight, but they also admit endless combinations for all tastes. The recipe for croquettes that I want to share in RecetasGratis is different and very original, since its main ingredient is rice. It is a use recipe, that is to say, you can use the rice that you have left over from one day to the next for its preparation and also add other ingredients that you have in the fridge and that are left over from other preparations.
To add different textures and flavor to the croquettes I have incorporated pine nuts, dried tomato, green leaves, garlic, onion and, of course, nutmeg, the indispensable ingredient in any recipe for croquettes. Likewise, to achieve a lighter result, we will cook the croquettes in the oven, although we will also give the option of frying them. Keep reading and learn how to make baked rice croquettes.
6 diners 45m Starter Low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Recommended for vegans, Recommended for vegetarians, Recommended for weight loss, Lactose-free recipe, Baked recipes Ingredients:
- 1 cup of cooked rice
- 1 chopped onion
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts
- 3 dried tomatoes, chopped
- 1 cup Swiss chard, spinach, or watercress
- 1/2 cup of wheat flour
- 1 cup of rice vegetable drink
- 1 jet of oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
Chop the onion and garlic and sauté them in hot oil in a frying pan until the onion begins to become transparent.
Add the chopped dried tomato and fry for one more minute. If you want to make your own tomatoes, don't miss this dry tomato recipe.
Incorporate into the sofrito pine nuts and green leaves chopped (you can choose any green leafy vegetable, for example spinach, watercress, Swiss chard or kale). Add the salt, stir well and cook the vegetables for one more minute.
Then, add the wheat flour to the skillet, mix well and cook for several minutes, stirring so that it does not burn and the baked rice croquettes are just right.
Pour the rice milk or any other vegetable drink in the pan and stir until it is a thick mixture. In this way, we will get ideal milk-free rice croquettes for people who are lactose intolerant.
Then, add the cooked rice and the nutmeg to the mixture in such a way that it is homogeneous and sticky.
Wet your hands and take lots of dough giving them oval croquette shapes. Fill a bowl with breadcrumbs and pass each croquette covering it on all sides.
Place the rice croquettes on a tray lined with baking paper and greased with a little olive oil, and bake at 150 ºC for about 20 minutes approximately, turning them halfway through cooking so that they brown on all sides. Depending on the type of oven, the time can be longer or shorter. And to make them fried, heat a frying pan with plenty of oil and fry the croquettes until golden.
Trick: The oven must be preheated so that the croquettes cook well.
You can serve the baked rice croquettes recipe as a starter, for example, with a homemade tomato sauce or aioli. Another option to serve these delicious rice croquettes is to the plate with a garnish of vegetables or potatoes. And if you liked the recipe, don't forget to visit my Vegspiration blog.
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Rice croquettes, an easy and simple recipe
This recipe from baked rice pudding croquettes it is delicious and very easy to make. It can be baked or cooked in hot oil, as we have discussed. Likewise, the brown rice croquettes perfectly, substituting white rice for this other type of rice and following the recipe as we have explained. On the other hand, it is possible to add a piece of cheese to each croquette when forming it, which can be perfectly vegan, since these are vegan rice croquettes. To make your own vegan cheese, you can check out these recipes:
- Vegan oat cheese
- Vegan cashew cheese
- Vegan mozzarella cheese
Rice is a very beneficial type of carbohydrate and suitable for weight loss diets, so if you were wondering if rice makes you fat, the answer is no, as long as it is cooked and consumed in its proper measure. In addition, by preparing this recipe for baked rice croquettes, we greatly reduce the amount of oil and therefore added fat.
Without a doubt, rice croquettes are a basic recipe that we should all incorporate in our recipe book.