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potato & spinach waffle

potato & spinach waffle

So... I may have bought a new foodie gadget, and I may be having way too much fun with it! So I am now sharing the outcome of my very first waffle creation and certainly not the last! 
The best thing about this one – in addition to containing greens, is that I am using mashed potato. So so simple, could be a leftover in your fridge, and you will have a fab breakfast or delicious lunchbox item!

 

ingredients

makes 4 waffles

 

2 cups cold mashed potato
1/4 cup gluten free oat flour (or alternative)
2 large eggs
1/2 cup minced raw fresh spinach
1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan
Black pepper to taste
Coconut oil to grease

 

method

Prep time: 20mins
Cooking time: 10mins

 
  • Add the cold mashed potatoes, flour and eggs into a large mixing bowl.

  • Mix everything well until all is combined and smooth.

  • Add the grated parmesan and minced spinach and mix well.

  • Pepper to taste.

  • Grease the waffle maker's plates according to manufacturer's instructions and heat up.

  • When ready, add about 1/2 cup of the mashed potato batter to the plate(s) and gently close the waffle maker.

  • Cook for about 10mins or until waffles appear golden brown and a little crispy.

  • Repeat with remaining batter.

 

the health boost tip

Waffles are so much fun and always sound like such a treat. Going savoury, and adding your choice of greens into the batter might just be what you need to increase your all important daily portions of vegetables. The spinach could easily be substituted for chopped kale or grated courgettes.
These waffles will keep in the fridge for a next day lunch box and can also be frozen. Another addition to the batch cooking list for all of us time-poor busy families.

Download a printable version here

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