Savory Waffles with Cheddar Cheese and Dried Basil

Savory Waffles with Cheddar Cheese and Dried Basil don’t need any maple syrup to finish them. Try some sour cream and sliced grape tomatoes or mix a little Sriracha in the sour cream and top with fresh basil leaves.

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Savory Waffles with Cheddar Cheese and Dried Basil
(Adapted from recipe courtesy of InJenniesKitchen.com and Chicago Tribune, 2015)

Makes about (8) 6-inch diameter waffles

1 1/2 cups all-purpose baking mix, see recipe below
2 Tbsp crumbled dried basil
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup buttermilk
2 large eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp canola oil
Reduced fat sour cream for garnish

All-Purpose Baking Mix

In a large bowl, combine 3 3/4 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 2 Tbsp baking powder, 1 tsp baking soda, and 1 tsp fine sea salt; whisk until blended. Store in a plastic zip-top bag for up to 2 months. Ingredients will settle, so stir or shake before using.

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