savory beef brunch waffles
Add some more flavor and protein by including Country-Style Beef Breakfast Sausage to Sunday brunch waffles.
- Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage (recipe follows)
- 2 cups all-purpose baking mix
- 1 large egg
- 1 1/3 cup reduced-fat or skim milk
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- BASIC COUNTRY BEEF BREAKFAST SAUSAGE
- 1 pound Ground beef (93% lean or leaner)
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- Whisk together baking mix, egg, milk and vegetable oil in large bowl until smooth. Stir in cheese and beef crumbles.
- Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions. Place 1/2 cup waffle batter in waffle iron for each waffle and cook for 4 to 6 minutes or until waffles are golden brown. Top with toppings, if desired.
Country-Style Beef Breakfast Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage, 1 teaspoon garlic power, 1 teaspoon onion power, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add beef mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles, stirring occasionally.
Test Kitchen Tips: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
- Place leftover waffles in a single-layer in a food-safe plastic bag; close bag securely and store in refrigerator or freezer. To reheat refrigerated waffle, place waffle in a toaster and toast 4 to 6 minutes or until waffle is heated through. Frozen waffle can be reheated in a 350°F oven 15 minutes, or in a toaster 5 to 6 minutes.
Nutrition information per serving: 422 calories; 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 187 mg cholesterol; 881 mg sodium; 34 g carbohydrate; 1.8 g fiber; 34 g protein; 12.1 mg niacin; 1.1 mg vitamin B6; 4.9 mcg vitamin B12; 7.9 mg iron; 37.2 mcg selenium; 7.1 mg zinc; 92.8 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, and zinc.