These gluten-free Guacamole Waffle Bites make a great appetizer or side dish. With just a few simple ingredients, they’re packed with flavor and are a fun, easy recipe for anyone to make!
It’s time for another recipe roundup with some of my fav bloggers. If I’m being totally honest, I completely forgot about this post until about 2 days ago when Julia sent us a little reminder! The move threw me off my game a little bit. That, coupled with the fact that we have yet to go to the grocery store since we moved in, meant I had to get a little creative and use what I had on hand.
Turns out, situations like that sometimes lead to the best recipes. I’ve kinda been loving my waffle maker ever since I started making these Whole Wheat Yogurt Waffles regularly and I thought it might be kinda fun to make some bite-sized waffles and put a savory spin on them. I used sweet potatoes as the base…because i ALWAYS have those on hand…and mixed in some bacon and cheese for flavor, along with an egg to hold everything together.
I wasn’t really sure how they would turn out but I was pleasantly surprised at how good they tasted. To top them up, I whipped up a small batch of guacamole with a lonely avocado, a few cherry tomatoes, and some red onion. You could easily use store-bought guac to make these even easier!
Here’s the exact recipe:
Guacamole Waffle Bites
These gluten-free Guacamole Waffle Bites make a great appetizer or side dish. With just a few simple ingredients, they're packed with flavor and are a fun, easy recipe for anyone to make!
- 1 cup cooked & mashed sweet potato
- 2 strips cooked bacon, diced
- 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1 egg
- Guacamole for topping
- Combine the sweet potato, bacon, cheese and egg in a bowl and mix until well combined.
- Drop one tablespoon of the mixture into each of the four, well greased, sections of a regular waffle iron and cook as directed.
- Top with guacamole and serve. (You can serve them with the waffles still warm or at room temperature.
This made 14 waffle bites for me I think. Feel free to experiment with other toppings for these as well. Maybe some hummus? Or more bacon and cheese 🙂
Serve them as an appetizer, side dish or snack at your next summer cookout. Speaking of cookouts….4th of July anyone?!
Are you getting together with friends and family? Def make these…and then also check out these other brilliant ideas:
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