The quick and easy recipe for veal nuggets

Croquettes Veau

Photo credit: Amélie ROCHE

It’s the big trend. There is not chef or a hip bar that does not serve these irresistible crunchies. Here is how to easily make them at home.

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 30 minutes

For 4 persons (20 to 24 nuggets)


Cook the potatoes in salty water, start in cold water, 20 minutes after boiling, drains, allow to cool down and crush with a fork.

Mix the crushed potatoes, the minced onions, the chizeled herbs and the chopped veal, salt and pepper, add the mozzarella and the grated parmesan, mix well and make the balls.

In turn, dip the balls in the flour, the beaten eggs and the bread crumbs,

Heat the olive oil and allow the balls to golden on every side, about 10 minutes.

Serve the veal croquettes with a fresh cream sauce and cumin.

Tip from the chef:

For a different taste, slightly pan fry the chopped veal and the onions before mixing with the mashed potatoes.


Also discover the no-gluten and veggie tidbit cake and the recipe for the roast veal with pesto.

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400 g of chopped veal meat

400 g or peeled potatoes

1 new onion

A few basil leaves

A few twigs of coriander

40 g of parmesan

125 g of mozzarella

4 tablespoon of olive oil

Breading :

8 tablespoons of flour

2 eggs

8 of Japanese breadcrubs (panko)

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