Friday, August 12, 2011

Vegetable Croquettes - 1930s

2 tsp. butter
2 T. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
Few grains pepper
1/3 cup evaporated milk diluted with 3 T. water
1 tsp. grated onion
1 cup left-over vegetables, chopped and drained

Melt butter in double boiler. Add gradually the flour, salt and pepper that have been mixed with diluted milk to form a smooth, thin paste. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly to prevent lumping. Add vegetables. cool and shape into croquettes. Roll in cracker meal or fine bread crumbs, then in undiluted evaporated milk and again in crumbs. Fry in deep fat (380 degrees) until brown. Makes 6 croquettes.

Recipe taken from Sego Recipes, 1930s, Sego Milk Products Company


Valerie said...

These look so good!

We have lots of zucchini, and I bet these would be the perfect way to use some of it up!

Great recipe Crystal:)

Zinnia Ridge said...

I think zucchini would be just the thing for these Valerie! Too bad I didn't plant any this year! :)