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Ham and Vegetable Croquettes

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Ideas for children's lunch are most successful when they are creative. These croquettes of ham and vegetables will be a very good option if your children do not like sandwiches or if you want to leave it ready the night before. To have a good consistency, we recommend adding more cheese if you notice that the croquettes are very soft.
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6 portions
  • 3 potatoes, cooked and without shell
  • 1 cup carrot, grated
  • 1 cup pumpkin, grated
  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup panela cheese, grated
  • 1 cup leg ham, diced
  • to taste salt
  • to taste black pepper
  • 1 cup flour, to breach
  • 2 eggs, smoothies, for breading
  • 1 cup ground bread, to breach
  • enough vegetal oil, to fry
  • 4 slices manchego cheese, to decorate
  • enough carrot, to decorate
  • enough black olive, to decorate
  • enough vegetable, To accompany


In a bowl, mash the potatoes until a semi-fine puree is achieved. Then add the carrot, squash, broccoli, egg, panela cheese, and ham. Season with salt and pepper.
With the help of your hands form pancakes, flour, dip in the egg and breaded. Reservation.
Heat the oil over medium heat, fry the croquettes on both sides and then place them on absorbent paper to remove excess fat.
On a baking paper and with the help of a small bowl, draw the squirrel's face with your Maped® pen, then cut out the silhouette with the help of your Maped® scissors.
Place the paper template on the cheese and with the help of your Maped® cutter, cut the cheese on the contour of the paper.
To form the eyes, cut the edges of the olives and with the help of a small cutter, cut the mouth and cheeks. To form the ears cut two circles of ham and cut in half.
Decorate the croquettes forming the face with cheese, ham, olives, carrots and insert the ears with chopsticks.
Serve in your Maped® Picnik accompanied by vegetables, ready to go.


About your Maped® Picnik, accompanied by fruits and vegetables.


If you notice that the consistency of the croquettes is very soft, you can add more cheese to give it firmness. Maped® Picnik in addition to having compartments that help you divide your food, it has an innovative system that opens easily.

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