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turkey croquettes recipe

Turkey Croquettes

November 24, 2020

Looking for a new way to serve your Thanksgiving leftovers? This recipe uses leftover turkey and mashed potatoes and turns them into delicious air-fried turkey croquettes!  While not low-carb, this tasty recipe is still low in sugar and provides plenty of protein. Pair it with the Massaged Kale Salad for a satisfying meal.

  • Yields: 6 Servings
turkey croquettes recipe


1Preheat air fryer to 350°. In a large bowl, combine mashed potatoes, cheeses, shallot, rosemary, sage, salt and pepper; stir in turkey. Shape into twelve 1-in.-thick patties.

2In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and water. Place bread crumbs in another shallow bowl. Dip croquettes in egg mixture, then in bread crumbs, patting to help coating adhere.

3In batches, place croquettes in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown, 4-5 minutes. Turn; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown; 4-5 minutes. If desired, serve with sour cream.


2 cups mashed potatoes (with added milk and butter)

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

1 shallot, finely chopped

2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

1 teaspoon minced fresh sage or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

3 cups finely chopped cooked turkey

1 large egg

2 tablespoons water

1-1/4 cups panko bread crumbs

Butter-flavored cooking spray

Sour cream, optional


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size2 Croquettes
Total Fat12g
Total Carbohydrates22g
Dietary Fiber2g

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