These sweet potato waffles are hearty, filling, and so easy to make! With just a few simple ingredients and steps, these waffles are super customizable with a variety of toppings. Paleo, too!
- Sweet potatoes – Raw, then grated and drained.
- Cooking spray or olive oil
- For a mini waffle maker, use about 1/3 cup of batter. For a full-sized waffle maker, use about 1 cup.
- Make sure to drain the sweet potatoes extremely well. Any water will make the texture of the waffles way too mushy.
- These waffles are great sweet or savory. For sweet, you can top with butter and syrup or add a dash of cinnamon to the batter. For a more savory waffle, try a dollop of sour cream.
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- 3 large sweet potatoes approximately 1 ½ pounds
- 3 large eggs at room temperature
- salt to taste
- potato peeler
- box grater
- Large bowl
- Waffle maker mini or full-size
- neutral cooking spray
- Peel sweet potatoes completely. Once peeled, grate sweet potatoes using smaller shredding holes of box grater. Grate sweet potatoes directly onto cheesecloth for ease.
- Once potatoes are grated, use cheesecloth to drain all excess liquid from potatoes. Potatoes must be drained very well or waffle batter will be too thin and watery.
- Transfer drained sweet potatoes to large bowl and add eggs and salt. Mix well with fork until ingredients are well incorporated and eggs are no longer streaky.
- Preheat waffle maker. Once preheated, spray waffle maker with neutral cooking spray. Add waffle batter to waffle maker, using approximately ⅓ cup batter for mini waffle maker and 1 cup batter for full-sized waffle maker.
- Close waffle maker and let waffle cook completely, approximately 5 minutes. Once cooked, transfer waffle to plate and repeat with remaining batter until all batter has been cooked.
- Serve waffles warm with desired toppings.
- For sweet, you can top with butter and syrup. For a more savory waffle, try a dollop of sour cream.
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