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Recipe Name: Brie And Basil Croquettes Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Comments:
Course: Side Dish  
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 20

1/4 Cup(s) 1/2 stick unsalted butter
1/4 Cup(s) All purpose flour
1 Cup(s) Milk
9 Ounce(s) Chilled Brie or Camembert
cheese rind removed
cut into 1-inch chunks
1/4 Cup(s) Finely chopped fresh
2 Large eggs
All purpose flour for
2 Cup(s) Dry bread crumbs
2 Tablespoon(s) Olive oil
Melt butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat. Add 1/4 cup
flourand stir until light golden, about 2 minutes. Remove from
heat.Gradually whisk in milk. Return pan to heat. Simmer gently until
verythick but still pourable, about 4 minutes. Add cheese and basil
andstir until cheese melts, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Season
withsalt and pepper. Stir in 1 egg. Pour into 10-inch diameter pie
plate.Press plastic wrap onto surface of cheese mixture to prevent skin
fromforming. Chill overnight.With floured hands, form cheese mixture
into walnut-size balls. Dustcheese balls with flour. Chill until firm,
about 1 hour. Press eachcheese ball into 3/4-inch-thick round. Place
remaining egg in smallbowl and beat to blend. Place crumbs in medium
bowl. Dip cheese roundsinto egg, then into crumbs, coating thoroughly.
Heat oil in heavy largeskillet over medium-high heat. Working in
batches, fry cheese roundsjust until brown, about 1 minute per side; do
not overcook. Drain onpaper towels. Serve warm.Bon Appetit/May 94 Typed
by Didi PahlFrom Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 191
Calories From Fat: 67
Total Fat: 7.6g
Cholesterol: 33.2mg
Sodium: 223.6mg
Potassium: 110.4mg
Carbohydrates: 22.5g
Fiber: 1.5g
Sugar: 1.5g
Protein: 7.9g

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