Croquettes are like a fancier version of loaded mashed potatoes. They’re fluffy, fried, and delicious but without all of the mess. Pass these croquettes at your spring party for a simple, easy, and delicious appetizer that will impress your friends.

Here are 15 tasty vegan croquette recipes from the Food Monster App!


1. Red Lentil Rice Croquettes 

Vegan Red Lentil Rice Croquettes over greens
Source: Red Lentil Rice Croquettes

These Red Lentil Rice Croquettes by Valentina Chiappa are super simple and perfect if you’re pressed for time! Try these protein-packed lentil vegan croquettes for a fancy little bit of baked goodness!

2. Potato and Cauliflower Croquettes

Vegan potato and cauliflower croquettes topped with parsley
Source: Potato and Cauliflower Croquettes

These Potato and Cauliflower Croquettes by Potato and Cauliflower Croquettes are so fluffy and soft! The cauliflower in this recipe really brings out the creaminess and butteriness of the potato.

3. Baked Jackfruit Croquettes

Vegan Gluten-Free Baked Jackfruit Croquettes
Source: Baked Jackfruit Croquettes

These meaty Baked Jackfruit Croquettes by Marieke Gruwel are a vegan twist on the traditional meat and potato croquette! Plus, they’re a healthy alternative – oven baked and served with Dijon mustard.

4. Pumpkin Sage Croquettes

Pumpkin Sage Croquettes
Source: Pumpkin Sage Croquettes

Look at how adorable these Pumpkin Sage Croquettes by Jyoti Cardona are! The pumpkin brings a gentle sweetness that is balanced out by fresh sage and rosemary and you get a nice contrast between the crisp outer coating and tender pumpkin filling.


5. Mixed Vegetable Croquettes 

Vegan Mixed Vegetable Croquettes
Source: Mixed Vegetable Croquettes

The color of Alenoosh Matakupan‘s Mixed Vegetable Croquettes is so vibrant and the flavor is just as bold! They’re crispy on the outside, soft and gooey on the inside, and full of flavor!

6. Crispy Curried Broccoli and Beet Croquettes 

Broccoli Beet Crispy Croquettes
Source: Crispy Curried Broccoli and Beet Croquettes

These Crispy Curried Broccoli and Beet Croquettes by Anupama Paliwal are perfect if you’re looking for fun and flavorful ways to sneak vegetables onto your family members’ plates! The perfect, healthy finger food option for your next gathering!


7. Alasanda Vada: Indian Black-Eyed Pea Croquette 

Alasanda Vada: Indian Black-Eyed Pea Croquette
Source: Alasanda Vada: Indian Black-Eyed Pea Croquette

See at how delicious Pavani Nandula‘s Alasanda Vada: Indian Black-Eyed Pea Croquette recipe looks! They hold their shape beautifully without the use of flour and are crispy on the outside and fluffy inside.

8. Rainbow Vegetable Saffron Millet Croquettes 

Rainbow Vegetable Saffron Millet Croquettes [Vegan]
Source: Rainbow Vegetable Saffron Millet Croquette

These Rainbow Vegetable Saffron Millet Croquettes by Lisa Dawn Angerame are made with saffron and delicious millet! A yummy choice for a vegan appetizer.

9. Papas Rellenas: Eggplant and Potato Croquettes

Papas Rellenas — Latin American Potato Croquettes
Source: Papas Rellenas: Eggplant and Potato Croquettes

These delicious Papas Rellenas: Eggplant and Potato Croquettes by Cruelty Free Family are savory, sweet, and crunchy! All in one! These are a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes, but it’s also worth making mashed potatoes just to experience this flavorful appetizer.

10. Millet Croquettes With a Pickled Plum Dressing 

Millet Croquettes With a Pickled Plum Dressing
Source: Millet Croquettes With a Pickled Plum Dressing

Look at how gorgeous Alena Grahn’s Millet Croquettes With a Pickled Plum Dressing are! Fresh herbs, ginger, sun-dried tomatoes, and more provide the perfect balance to the millet croquettes.

11. Kabocha Croquettes 

Kabocha Croquettes [Vegan]
Source: Kabocha Croquettes

These Kabocha Croquettes by Renee McKenzie are vibrant and velvety! They are seasoned and shallow-fried to perfection!

12. Baked Sweet Potato and Mung Bean Croquettes With Peanutty Coconut Sauce 

Baked Sweet Potato and Mung Bean Croquettes With Peanutty Coconut Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
Source: Baked Sweet Potato and Mung Bean Croquettes With Peanutty Coconut Sauce

Look at how delicious and flavorful Kelly Williams‘s Baked Sweet Potato and Mung Bean Croquettes With Peanutty Coconut Sauce are! These baked vegan croquettes not only taste amazing, they also feature two nutritional superstars: sweet potatoes and mung beans.


13. Russet Potato Croquettes With Roasted Tomato Salsa 

Oscar Night Russet Potato Croquettes With Roasted Tomato Salsa and Cheater Vegan Cheese [Gluten-Free]
Source: Russet Potato Croquettes With Roasted Tomato Salsa

These Russet Potato Croquettes With Roasted Tomato Salsa by Amy Height scream gourmet! Not only does it make a great little snack (especially if you have everything prepared and ready to go), but it’s a fun party hors d’oeuvre idea, a salad topper, and even a whole meal when served with some greens.

14. Beet Kola Urundai: Indian Beet Croquettes 

Beet Kola Urundai: Indian Beet Croquettes
Source: Beet Kola Urundai: Indian Beet Croquettes

These Beet Kola Urundai: Indian Beet Croquettes by Pavani Nandula are colorful and so unique! Spicy and delicious with a crisp outside and melt-in-your-mouth center, they’re slightly earthy and sweet from the beets and spicy from the chili.

15. ‘Cheesy’ Potato Croquettes “Cheesy” Potato Croquettes

Ah yes, ‘Cheesy’ Potato Croquettes. Nothing is better than potatoes and (vegan) cheese! These homemade vegan croquettes by Rosie Newton and Dillon Sivyour are filled with soft mashed potato, vegan cream cheese, herbs, and spices, coated with a crispy cornmeal, deep-fried coating.

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Lead image source: Beet Kola Urundai: Indian Beet Croquettes