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How to Make the Best Zucchini Waffles

How to Make the Best Zucchini Waffles

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This Zucchini Waffles recipe is a great way to use up your Zucchinis from the garden. Zucchini waffles are delicious, nutritious and will make your house smell amazing.

How to Make the Best Zucchini Waffles

Zucchini is one of those veggies that you can never have enough of in the summertime. The Zucchinis grow like weeds! You might be wondering what to do with them all? Well, this Zucchini Waffle recipe is perfect for when you want something new on Sunday morning brunch but don’t want to get out of bed too early.

How healthy are zucchini waffles?

Zucchini Waffles are delicious, nutritious and will make your house smell amazing. Zucchinis have a mild flavor that works great in savory dishes as well as sweet ones.

Let’s talk about zucchini nutrition for a minute. Zucchini is an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber. Zucchinis are low-calorie making them a great healthy option for so many things.

Zoodles are a great way to replace carb-laden pasta in a spaghetti dish. Zucchinis can be roasted to make a great side dish or added as an ingredient for your favorite lasagna recipe. You’ll find so many ways to use up those Zucchinis this summer!

Can you make Zucchini waffles in advance and freeze them?

Yes, Zucchini Waffles freeze really well. You can cook them all and then flash freeze them. Flash freezing is easy. All you have to do is place Zucchini waffles on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and put them in the freezer. Once frozen, you can transfer Zucchini Waffles to an airtight container and store them for about two months.

That means you can store them in a Ziploc bag or Tupperware and cook from frozen to save time.

How to heat zucchini waffles

If you have a toaster oven, that is the best way to heat them up – in a pinch you can use your oven. Just place them on the wire racks for a few minutes at 300 degrees.

Zucchini Waffles Ingredients

2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
4 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup baking powder
1/2 Tablespoon salt
1/2 Tablespoon cinnamon
4 cups buttermilk
1 cup canola oil
4 eggs
1 cup shredded zucchini

How to make zucchini waffles

How to make zucchini waffles

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. I just like to use a whisk to blend them.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the liquid ingredients and blend well. Add in the grated zucchini.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and then fold to combine.
Allow the batter to rest for five minutes before baking in your waffle maker, according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

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Yield: 8 - 10 servings

Zucchini Waffles

How to make zucchini waffles 1

Zucchini Waffles are delicious, nutritious and will make your house smell amazing.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 4 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. I just like to use a whisk to blend them.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the liquid ingredients and blend well.
  3. Add in the grated zucchini.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and then fold to combine.
  5. Allow the batter to rest for five minutes before baking in your waffle maker, according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Notes

If you have a toaster oven, that is the best way to heat them up – in a pinch you can use your oven. Just place them on the wire racks for a few minutes at 300 degrees.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 838Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 28gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 1475mgCarbohydrates: 112gFiber: 9gSugar: 15gProtein: 24g

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