Cranberry and Cheese Zatays

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  • 3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 1 large potato parboiled and mashed
  • 1 cup Panela cheese, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/3 onion, finely chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • Breadcrumbs, as needed
  • Parsley to taste, finely chopped
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Mix bacon with cheese, potato, cranberries, onion, and half the parsley, season; stir in the egg and mix again. To shape the zatays, carefully tip in the bread crumbs until getting a firm consistency, check the seasoning. Grab a portion of the mixture and form a croquette. Split the croquette with a long stick and press with your hand to stick it in. Heat 4 tablespoons oil and fry the zatays until lightly brown. Serve and decorate with cranberries, tomatoes, and fresh lettuce.
  • 3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 1 large potato parboiled and mashed
  • 1 cup Panela cheese, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/3 onion, finely chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • Breadcrumbs, as needed
  • Parsley to taste, finely chopped
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Mix bacon with cheese, potato, cranberries, onion, and half the parsley, season; stir in the egg and mix again. To shape the zatays, carefully tip in the bread crumbs until getting a firm consistency, check the seasoning. Grab a portion of the mixture and form a croquette. Split the croquette with a long stick and press with your hand to stick it in. Heat 4 tablespoons oil and fry the zatays until lightly brown. Serve and decorate with cranberries, tomatoes, and fresh lettuce.