By Sarah Butt

As mothers we can all relate to the fact that feeding vegetables to our kids is a daily challenge. But we also know that kids love nuggets and croquettes. Here is a simple recipe that offers the nutrition and benefits of vegetables and the taste and appeal of croquettes.

Serves 8-10 ( approximately)


  • 4-6 potatoes
  • Peas :1/4 cup
  • Carrots: 1/4 cup
  • Broccoli :1/4 cup
  • Red bell pepper: (chopped thin) (optional ) 1/4 cup
  • Red onion :1/4 cup (optional)
  • Green onion :2 stalks
  • Salt :(to taste )
  • Black pepper: (to taste )
  • Garlic powder: (1-1.5 tsp)
  • Egg :1
  • Almond flour :1/2 cup
  • Cheese : blocks (cut 8-10 squares to fit inside patties)
  • OR shredded cheese : 1 cup



  1. Boil the potatoes until tender  and put aside. Let the potatoes cool down and remove the skin .
  2. Bring the water to a boil and put in chopped carrots, peas and broccoli. Boil for 2-3 minutes until tender, but not too soft .
  3. Put in the boiled potatoes, carrots, peas, broccoli, red bell pepper, red onion, green onion in the food processor and process until all vegetables are mixed in the mixture .
  4. Take out the mixture from the food processor, place in a bowl and add shredded cheese. If you are using cheese blocks then dont add the shredded cheese.
  5. Add almond flour to the mixture until it is sticky enough to form patties.
  6. Form patties, use oil on your hands if the mixture seems sticky.
  7. If you chose to use block cheese, cut it into small squares and stuff in patties.
  8. Dip in egg and fry in oil in a fry pan until golden brown both sides .
  9. You have delicious crispy vegetable croquettes !!