As you all know, I love waffle Wednesday, but I wanted to try something a bit different than the standard waffle.
I had seen spiralized sweet potato waffle recipes before, and honestly, they just seemed overly complicated. Why do I need to cook my sweet potato to then further cook my sweet potato? I don't get it. Isn't the point of a waffle maker to throw it all in and voila - delicious waffle?
I knew my waffle maker had it in it to be the one stop cooking shop for my sweet potato dream. So I was pretty much like, eff it, we are going for this. AND IT WORKED! All the more reason to love my waffle maker.
Once I knew how easy it was to literally toss spiralized sweet potato with an egg and waffle it (yes I'm making waffle a verb), I decided it was really time to play around. First stop - a delicious and spicy jalapeno cheddar spiralized sweet potato waffle.
Here's What You'll Need:
-1/2 sweet potato, spiralized
-1/2 jalapeno, chopped
-1-2 tbsp shredded cheddar (depending on your cheese loving level)
(Makes 1 waffle)
1) Heat up you waffle maker.
2) Mix together all of the ingredients in a bowl.
3) Throw the mixture in the waffle maker and cook about twice as long as you'd normally cook a waffle. For example, my waffle maker generally takes 5 minutes, so I cooked my sweet potato waffle for 10 minutes. Watch carefully, as timing may vary by waffle maker.
4) Remove the waffle, serve, and enjoy!
It's really that simple. The outside may look a little charred (or it may not), but that's probably just the cheese. Trust that it still tastes AMAZING! Want it to taste even better? Top that baby with a soft fried egg. BEST. COMBO. EVER.
I'd love to hear what you think in the comments below!