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Potato Waffles

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars
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"Here's a quick and delicious way to use up those leftover mashed potatoes. You WILL need a waffle iron. These are basically potato pancakes (a.k.a. latkes) but without all the greasy clean-up and calories from pan-frying. I usually serve them with fish or chicken and sauteed apples."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 217
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Cook and stir onion and garlic in the melted butter until onion is tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
  4. Combine onion mixture, mashed potatoes, flour, eggs, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl until well blended.
  5. Scoop 1/4 to 1/2 cup batter (depending on size of waffle iron) into the center of waffle iron and close lid. Cook until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 217 calories; 9 27.9 6.5 110 540 Full nutrition

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These were really good.I topped mine with cheese cuz I like cheese with my potato pancakes and had meatballs on the side. The only thing I will do different next time is add some baking powder t...

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It's not very often that a recipe from Allrecipies fails for me but this one did. All went well until it went into the waffle iron. We make waffles at least once a week so it's not as if our iro...

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These were really good.I topped mine with cheese cuz I like cheese with my potato pancakes and had meatballs on the side. The only thing I will do different next time is add some baking powder t...

These are delicious smothered with sausage gravy. I also made them Gluten Free by using the Bisquick GF mix instead of flour.

OMG. I've tried many potato pancakes recipes but never thought about putting them in a waffle iron. I don't care how much you modify them, this cooking technique is the key to this recipe. Absol...

Dear Wifey- I nearly flew to my waffle iron to try your recipe and the flavor did not disappoint. I did tweak the recipe (as I always do potato pancakes) by adding 1 tsp of onion powder and 1/2...

When my husband saw me fire up the waffle maker, he had his mouth set for butter and maple syrup, so these waffles took him by surprise! I had sour cream and chive instant mashed potatoes in my ...

It's not very often that a recipe from Allrecipies fails for me but this one did. All went well until it went into the waffle iron. We make waffles at least once a week so it's not as if our iro...

Very good, nice change from potato pancakes. We topped the waffles with sour cream & served with applesauce & pork sausage patties. Thanks for the recipe.

Made these last night with leftover mashed potatoes, they were amazing! I usually dont like potato pancakes because of the gooey texture and oil but this way they are crispy and delicious. I mad...

Fun twist to potato pancakes! I added some finely shredded cheddar and green onion to the mix and used bisquick mix instead of just flour. Just use your waffle maker's instructions for the bak...