Skip the butter and top these waffles with mashed avocado, fried eggs and fresh pico de gallo. This is a budget-friendly meal as well.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: about 3 minutes per waffle
Servings: 4 to 6
3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter or better-for-you spread, melted
1/2 cup coarsely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
6 tablespoons chopped, toasted whole almonds, divided
1/4 cup real bacon bits
2/3 cup flour
1/3 cup wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons each: baking powder and sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Mashed avocado, fried eggs and fresh pico de gallo or salsa (toppings)
Whisk together milk, butter and eggs in a medium bowl; stir in cheese, 3 tablespoons of the almonds and bacon bits.
Add dry ingredients and stir just until flour is incorporated.
Using 1/4 of the batter at a time, cook in a greased waffle iron until waffles are a light golden brown.
Top waffles with mashed avocado, fried eggs, pico de gallo and remaining almonds.
Nutritional analysis per serving:
Calories: 330, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 120mg, Sodium: 540mg, Potassium: 239mg, Carbohydrates: 24g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin D: 3.78 IU, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 20%, Iron: 10%