*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Croquete de Carne ( Beef Croquette)
 
 Recipe By     : Miriam P. Posvolsky
 Serving Size  : 20   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salgadinhos
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2     cups           ground roast beef or roast
    2                    tomatoes seeded,peeled and choppes
    2      Tbs           finely chopped onion
    1      clove         garlic, minced
  1/2      cup           milk                       
 
    2                    eggs
  1/2 cup                flour     
   1 cup                breadcrumbs      
                         salt  and pepper to taste
    1     Tbs            chopped parsley
    1                    Yolk
  Gravy from roast
 2       Tba               oil for frying
 
 Cook onion and garlic in hot oil until onion starts changing color.
 Add tomato and cook to a paste ( simmer). Add ground meat, gravy and stir 5
 minutes. Season with sal and pepper.
 Mix milk and flour and add to saucepan stirring until thick.
 Stir in yolk and parsley off the heat. Let cool.
 Make balls a little smaller than walnuts.
 Dip in beatn eggs.
 Roll in flour.
 Dip in eggs again.
 Coat with breadcrumbs. May be frozen at thiis point.
 Deep fry in plenty of hot oil until golden brown.
 Remove with a slotted spoon onto paper towels to drain.
 Serve as an appetizer or with a salad.
 
 Note: You may need more or less flour  to achieve the desired consistency,
 which is that of a thick paste.
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