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Recipe: Sausage, Potato and Cheese Waffles

These waffles are for days you want breakfast for dinner. They are also great topped with an egg.


  • 1 link sweet Italian sausage (about 3 ounces), casing discarded
  • 1 baking potato, grated and excess water squeezed out
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten


  1. In a medium skillet, cook the sausage over medium-high heat, breaking it up with a fork, for 5 minutes. Add the potato and butter, lower the heat and simmer until the butter is melted, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool, about 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cheese, parsley, salt and pepper. Stir in the milk and eggs until smooth. Stir in the sausage-potato mixture.
  3. Using a waffle maker, cook the waffles according to the manufacturers directions.

Number of servings (yield): 8

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