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Mashed Potato Croquettes with ham and ranch seasoning. Perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers
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Mashed Potato Croquettes

Mashed Potato Croquettes, made with mashed potatoes, ham, cheddar cheese and ranch seasoning, are the perfect way to give new life to Thanksgiving leftovers.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 402kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 (1-ounce) packet Hidden Valley Dips Mix Original Ranch, divided
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup finely diced ham
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Panko or bread crumbs
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons Vegetable oil, divided


  • Place mashed potatoes in a large bowl and stir in 1 tablespoon of Ranch mix. Add egg and mix in well.
  • Add green onions, diced ham, and shredded cheddar, and stir to combine. Shape into golf ball-sized balls and flatten some. Coat each side in Panko crumbs and place on a baking sheet
  • Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large pan. Place half of croquettes in pan and cook until golden brown on bottom. Flip over and cook until the second side is golden brown.
  • Repeat with second batch, using remaining oil.
  • Stir remaining ranch mix into sour cream and serve with croquettes.


Calories: 402kcal