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Mashed Potatoes Waffles

Mashed Potato Waffles- Countertop Cooking

Mashed Potato Waffles- A great way to make use of your leftover mashed potatoes! Crispy waffles with the savory taste of cheese, potatoes and a variety of spices. Serve them as a meal, a side dish or for breakfast!

Mashed Potato Waffles- Countertop Cooking

When I discovered this recipe, I wasn’t quite sure about it. Mashed potatoes in the waffle iron? 🤔 Mmmm..interesting. Of course, we do love our carbs around here, so, I gave them a try.

These are amazing! Crispy, flavorful and easy to prepare.

Ingredients List:

  • Mashed potatoes
  • Bread crumbs
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Baking soda + baking powder
  • Dried spices: Salt- Pepper-Garlic powder-Onion powder-Oregano

Mashed Potatoes: If you have leftover mashed potatoes in your fridge, perfect! If not, you can always buy a pre made package of mashed potatoes. We are crazy about Bob Evans pre made Mashed Potatoes. If you can’t find this exact brand, many grocery stores have a brand equivalent. If you can’t locate a pre made pack and want quick mashed potatoes, buy a pack of potato flakes. They will give you mashed potatoes in about 10 minutes.

How to Prepare:

  • Preheat your waffle iron and spray with non stick cooking spray.
  • Next, mix together the mashed potatoes and remaining ingredients. Scoop about 1/3 cup of the potatoes and place on waffle iron. Close the lid and cook for 3-4 minutes or until cooked thoroughly or until they are brown on top.

A few notes:

  • If desired, you can add more/less batter to the waffle iron for bigger/smaller waffles. Simply adjust your cooking time.
  • Waffle Iron: Mine is a round classic waffle iron (see recipe card). I haven’t tried these with a Belgium waffle iron, but, it should work fine. You may just need to adjust your cooking time.
  • Are your waffles sticking/breaking up on the waffle iron? Add an egg white to the remaining batter. This should help bind them together a bit better.
Mashed Potato Waffles- Countertop Cooking

Serve them with:

linking up and weekend potluck

Yield: 8 waffles

Mashed Potatoes Waffles

Mashed Potato Waffles- Countertop Cooking

Mashed Potato Waffles- A great way to make use of your leftover mashed potatoes! Crispy waffles with the savory taste of cheese, potatoes and a variety of spices. Serve them as a meal, a side dish or for breakfast!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten with a fork
  • salt/pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder

TOPPING IDEAS:

  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • chopped, cooked bacon
  • fresh chives

Instructions

  1. Preheat waffle iron and spray with non stick cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients until fully combined.
  3. Scoop 1/3 cup of batter and spread on top waffle iron.
  4. Close lid and cook for 3-4 minutes or until cooked thoroughly and brown on top.
  5. Let waffles cool on wire rack. Serve warm with desired toppings.

Notes

  • adapted from diethood

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 235Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 590mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 13g

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