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Bacon Potato Waffles

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed potatoes (with added milk and butter)
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 5 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Maple syrup or chunky applesauce
  • Additional crumbled cooked bacon, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, mashed potatoes, milk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in onion and bacon.
  • 2. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown. Serve with syrup or applesauce. Sprinkle with additional bacon if desired.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 318 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 614mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

Reviews

Average Rating: 4.666666
  • Roz
    Dec 3, 2017

    I wish I had made a double batch. If you like a more tender waffle, you will love these. I made them without bacon or onions, and with a tsp of vanilla. They seem to take a bit longer to cook than some other waffles, but it is well worth it.

    When I told my boyfriend that I was making potato waffles, he declined. After he had one, he was praying that I had more!

    Should have made a double batch.

  • duluth1970
    Dec 31, 1969

    Responding to bziol:

    Mashed sweet potatoes should work fine. You will have a sweeter waffle, since you added brown sugar when you mashed.

  • shortbreadlover
    Aug 10, 2013

    i made this receipe and used leftover mashed potatoes. it was a hit. my family loves wafles and this worked out great. it give another use for leftovers and no one is the wiser. it is a great budget stretcher in that manner.

  • ritasistos
    Mar 20, 2013

    Absolutely delicious but I didn't add the onion. I sometimes make mashed potatoes and freeze them anyway, now I portion out a couple of baggies of taters to just pull out for waffles. Waffles freeze very well also

  • bziol
    Feb 6, 2013

    I wonder how these would taste with mashed sweet potatoes. I used butter and brown sugar when I mashed the sweets so it could give some good flavor in combination with the bacon.

  • cookadoodle
    Nov 7, 2010

    so soft and great! made these with shredded chicken ham instead made about 12 large pancakes.

  • lisalc98
    Apr 7, 2010

    We loved the consistency of these waffles - soft on the inside and crispy on the out. The only thing I'd do different is add about two more strips of bacon to it. Great, hearty breakfast!

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