Sweet and Spicy Waffles

Sweet and Spicy Waffles

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 8
Kick up your morning with this savory spin on waffles.


  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • Jalpeno pepper jelly, melted
  • Shredded pepper jack cheese


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook peppers and green onion in hot oil, stirring often, for about 5 minutes.
  2. In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. In another bowl lightly beat eggs. Beat in yogurt, milk and melted butter.
  3. Add egg mixture to flour mixture and stir until combined but still slightly lumpy. Gently fold in pepper mixture.
  4. Preheat waffle iron and spray with cooking spray or brush with oil and butter.
  5. Pour 1 to 1-1/4 cups of batter into waffle iron and close lid quickly. Cook according to manufacturer's directions.
  6. When waffle is done, use a fork to lift it off the grid. Keep warm. Repeat with remaining batter.
  7. To serve, top with melted jalpeno jelly and shredded cheese.

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