Leftover cheesy mashed potato waffle on a plate
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Leftover Cheesy Mashed Potato Waffles

Oct 5, 2017

What are you going to do with all those mashed potatoes? Why, transform them into delicious waffles!

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups of leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour (can substitute with gluten-free flour)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • sour cream or greek yogurt for dipping (optional)

Equipment

  • mixing bowls (2)
  • spatula
  • ladle
  • waffle iron (belgian waffle iron used for this recipe)
  • measuring cups

Method

  1. In a large bowl, mix together oil, buttermilk and eggs. Add in the mashed potatoes, cheese and chopped green onions and stir until well combined.
  2. Preheat your waffle iron.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and fold it into the mashed potato mixture until combined.
  4. Spray your waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray. Then, using a measuring cup or ladle, scoop 1/2 cup to 1/3 cup of the potato mixture into the center of your heated waffle iron. Spread using a spatula to make the layer even. Close the waffle iron lid, and let it bake until golden brown.
  5. Transfer your waffle with a spatula or lift onto a serving plate, and repeat the steps above until you are out of batter.

NOTE: Depending on the original consistency of the mashed potato recipe, you may need to add an extra egg if it's too dry or alternatively extra flour a bit at a time if the mixture is too wet.

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