Potato Croquettes with Kale, Peppers and Onions

Makes: 8-10 medium sized croquettes      Prep and Cooking: 60 mins


  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 200g peppers
  • 100g kale (chard or spinach are suitable replacements)
  • 1 onion (red or white)
  • Handful of parsley
  • Handful of dill (optional)
  • Cucumber (optional)
  • 6-7 garlic cloves

From the cupboard:

  • 1 egg
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • Greek style natural yogurt (optional)


  1. Steam the potatoes. Leave them whole with the skin on to prevent the croquette mixture becoming too liquid.
  2. Meanwhile chop in small cubes the peppers, mince the onions and kale
  3. Stir fry the veg until soft. Season with salt and paprika
  4. Peal the steamed potatoes, season with salt and oregano and mash.
  5. Add the egg, veg stir fry, minced parsley and 3 cloves of crushed garlic. Mix well with the mashed potatoes.
  6. Grease a baking tray. Form your croquettes into your prefered size. If you wet your hands it will prevent the mixture from sticking. Roll into the breadcrumbs and place into the tray.
  7. Bake until golden brown

Serve with greek style natural yogurt dip. Mix the yogurt with dill, grated cucumbers and crushed garlic