What are cured ham croquettes if not awesome delicious yamballs? Try our recipe to make your day more special! Here the recipe:


16,9 fl. oz of milk

4 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

2,1 oz of flour

2 tbsp of grated parmesan cheese

1,8 oz of thinly sliced raw ham

2 eggs

1 boiled egg



peanut seed oil for frying

salt and pepper


  •       Prepare the béchamel by heating the oil in a thick-bottomed saucepan.
  •       Add the flour at once and let it toast over medium heat, stirring continuously.
  •       Pour in the milk, without stopping to stir, and let it thicken for 5 minutes.
  •       Add the boiled egg and chopped ham, followed by grated Parmesan cheese.
  •       Adjust with salt and pepper and add nutmeg to taste.
  •       Continue cooking for another 20 minutes over low heat, stirring frequently.
  •       Once you obtain a thick béchamel sauce, let it cool to room temperature before transferring it to the refrigerator overnight.
  •       After letting it sit overnight, take a spoonful of béchamel at a time, with wet hands, form the croquettes and place them on a plate.
  •       Pass them first on a plate with blended eggs, then in the breadcrumbs to cover them well. Fry a couple at a time, in peanut oil at 350° until they  are golden brow
  •  Collect the cured ham croquettes on kitchen paper, sprinkle with salt to taste then serve.
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