You might think that eating sweet potatoes for breakfast sounds disgusting, but what if those sweet potatoes could be used as an ingredient in making waffles? There’s nothing like naturally sweetening a dish by using something other than sugar.
After all, you’ve heard of potato bread, so why not potato waffles? Waffles can often be so light that they are barely filling at all, but this recipe provides a lighter yet satisfying taste that combines the delights of sweet potatoes, avocados, and coconut!
And if you’re the type that likes your dishes with a kick, then you can also opt to add hot sauce to these waffles to give that sweet an added dose of spicy.
If you practice a gluten-free diet, then one of the things you may miss the most is waffles. However, these sweet potato waffles are gluten-free, too! Now you can enjoy waffles once again without worrying about any potential side effects from eating gluten! And don’t feel like you have to eat waffles only at breakfast time – these sweet potato waffles also make for a great dinner option!
Paleo Sweet Potato Waffles
● 1 ½ cups sweet potato, peeled and grated
1. Preheat waffle iron. In a large bowl, stir together sweet potato, one egg, coconut flour and ½ teaspoon salt.
2. Spray waffle iron with nonstick spray.
3. Spoon half of the sweet potato mixture into the center of the waffle iron.
4. Close the lid and cook for five to eight minutes, or until the waffle begins to turn medium golden brown.
5. Remove waffle and repeat with the second half of the batter.
6. Peel and pit the avocado.
7. Mash together with diced green onions and lime juice.
8. Salt and pepper to taste.
9. Drizzle with hot sauce, if desired.