Healthy Bacon & Cheese Waffles Recipe

Jan 11 2018
Ready to step into the world of savory waffles? We are -- we're sweet enough already! These toasty treats are so yummy and remind us of latkes (a.k.a. potato pancakes). The bacon and cheese add epic flavor, and the super-discreet cauliflower keeps the calorie count nice and low...

Hungry Girl's Healthy Bacon & Cheese Please Waffles Recipe

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1/4th of recipe (1 waffle): 97 calories, 2.5g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 369mg sodium, 10g carbs, 2g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 8.5g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes


1 cup roughly chopped cauliflower or 3/4 cup cauliflower rice

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

1/2 cup (about 4 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

1/4 cup whole-wheat flour

1/4 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese

1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tbsp. precooked real crumbled bacon

Optional topping: light sour cream


If starting with roughly chopped cauliflower, pulse in a blender until reduced to rice-sized pieces. Transfer to a medium-large bowl.

Add all remaining ingredients except bacon, and mix until uniform. Fold in bacon.

Spray a standard round waffle maker with nonstick spray, and set heat to medium.

Once hot, pour 1/4th of the batter (about 1/2 cup) into the center of the waffle maker. Close and cook for 5 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.

Transfer waffle to a plate. Repeat to make 3 more waffles, re-spraying between waffles if needed.


Fun Serving Suggestions: Take things up a notch! Top your waffle with a poached egg, some mashed avocado, or some light cream cheese and scallions.

Chew on this:

Happy National Milk Day, January 11th. It's the anniversary of the first time bottled milk was delivered back in 1878! Our favorite milk comes in a carton… Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze!

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