You will live the sweetness of pumpkin in these croquettes. No eggs needed to make these croquettes crispy, making this recipe great for those with egg allergies. You can fry the croquettes in as little oil as you like, as long as the croquettes do not stick to the bottom of the pan.
Nutrition per Serving
- 17.64 oz Pumpkin/kabocha squash (seeds removed)
- 3.53 oz Onion
- 5.29 oz Ground beef
- 0.5 tsp Salt
- 0.33 tsp Sugar
- 0.75 tbsp Butter
- As needed All purpose flour
- As needed Vegetable oil for frying
Finely chop the onions. Heat the pumpkin in the microwave until soft (or steam).
Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan and saute the onions. Once soft, add the ground meat and saute. Add salt, sugar and pepper to taste.
Add the cooked pumpkin to the pan and mash until smooth.
Turn off the heat and add the butter. Let melt and mix.
Once pumpkin mixture has cooled (no longer steaming), divide into 10 to 12 egg-shaped balls.
Spread flour on a flat surface. Lightly cover each of the pieces in flour.
Heat oil in a pan and deep-fry floured pumpkin pieces.
Once the surface has browned, remove onto kitchen paper and drain off the oil.
Serve and enjoy!