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Oven Baked Tuna and Cheese Croquettes

Tuna and Cheese Croquettes

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Yield: 15 Croquettes 1x


  • 2 lb. russet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cans tuna (5 oz.), drained
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 block cheese (4 oz.), cubed into fifteen 1″ cubes


  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed corn flakes


  1. Over medium high heat, cook the potatoes in boiling water until fork tender
  2. Remove from heat, drain and mash potatoes in a large mixing bowl
  3. Add onion, tuna, parsley, lemon juice, vinegar, egg and pepper. Mix well and combine
  4. Divide mixture into 15 equal portions. Form about a 3″ sausage with each portion
  5. Work a cheese cube into the center of each croquette
  6. Combine flour and pepper and form a three stage breading station
  7. Toss the croquettes in the seasoned flour, dip into beaten eggs and roll in crushed corn flakes
  8. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours
  9. Line the croquettes up on a baking sheet and bake at 450 degrees F for 15 minutes
  10. Allow 5-10 minutes for them to cool down slightly
  11. Dish and serve warm
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 15 mins