Savory Tomato Waffles

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Savory Tomato Waffles
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Yields: 10 Waffles
 
Ingredients
  • For the waffles:
  • 12 Heavenly tomatoes, divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp tube basil paste (or sub 20 fresh basil leaves)
  • 1 ¼ cup unsweetened almondmilk, divided (or sub regular milk)
  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp granulated monkfruit (or sub sweetener of choice)
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 eggs
  • For serving:
  • 4 – 5 fried eggs
  • 4 pieces of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • A pinch of red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut 8 of the Heavenly tomatoes in half, longways, and then lay them in a single layer on a prepared baking sheet. Bake/roast for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large measuring cup, combine the olive oil, basil paste, ½ cup almondmilk, and the roasted tomatoes. Blend until smooth. Then, set aside.
  3. Dice the remaining 4 Heavenly tomatoes. Then set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sea salt, and monkfruit. Whisk until combined.
  5. Then, stir in the remaining ¾ cup almondmilk, apple cider vinegar, 2 eggs, roasted tomato mixture, and fresh diced tomatoes. Stir until just combined. If it seems to dry, add a splash more almondmlk.
  6. Heat your waffle iron per owner instructions. Lightly spray cooking spray into iron and then add enough batter to the iron to make waffles. Every few waffles, be sure to re-spray your waffle iron as necessary.
  7. Once cooked, stack up a couple of your waffles and adorn with a fried egg, bacon crumbles, and crushed red pepper flakes (optional).
  8. If you like things sweeter, feel free to add a bit of maple syrup on top… or tomato jam!
  9. Please note: I used a mini waffle maker for these (I just think mini is more fun!). I used this one here, which yields waffles that are approximately 4 inches in diameter.

Recipe and photography by Nosh and Nourish

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