Easy Air Fryer Spinach and Blue Cheese Croquettes Recipe

Hey there, foodies! Looking for a delicious and healthy appetizer to impress your guests at the next gathering? These homemade spinach and blue cheese croquettes are the perfect savory bites that are easy to make and full of flavor. Plus, they are air-fried for that crispy outside and tender inside. Let's dive into this delightful recipe!

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Preparation time:

30 minutes




  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Steps to follow:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped spinach, blue cheese, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, Greek yogurt, beaten egg, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are fully combined.
  2. Using your hands, shape the mixture into small croquettes.
  3. Preheat the air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  4. Place the croquettes in the air fryer basket, ensuring they are not overcrowded.
  5. Cook in the air fryer for 10-12 minutes, or until the croquettes are golden and crispy on the outside.
  6. Remove from the air fryer and let them cool slightly before serving.

Tricks and tips:

  • To ensure the croquettes hold together well, squeeze out any excess moisture from the chopped spinach before mixing it with the other ingredients.
  • For added flavor, consider adding a pinch of nutmeg or cayenne pepper to the mixture.
  • Serve the croquettes with a side of your favorite dipping sauce, such as marinara or aioli.

Benefits of the ingredients used:

Spinach is packed with antioxidants and nutrients such as iron and vitamin K, while blue cheese provides a rich and tangy flavor along with calcium and protein. The Greek yogurt adds probiotics for gut health, making these croquettes a wholesome treat!

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Thanks for joining me in this delicious culinary adventure! These spinach and blue cheese croquettes are sure to be a hit at your next gathering. Enjoy the crispy, flavorful bites, and don't forget to share this recipe with your fellow food enthusiasts. Happy cooking!

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