Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Wacky Worldly Waffle Wednesday: Canada

The Girl decided that this week, we should celebrate The Hubby's side of the family and make French-Canadian inspired waffles.

Mmmm, poutine.

So, I made potato waffles with Canadian bacon, and topped them with fresh cheddar cheese curds and brown gravy.


The Boy grumbled about the gravy (I was in a hurry and just used a packet mix from McCormick.  He didn't like it), but the rest of us gobbled it up.  I based my potato waffle recipe on this one., modifying it a bit to suit my needs.

Here's what I came up with.

Potato Waffles with Canadian Bacon

3 large potatoes, peeled and chopped
1 large onion, chopped
3 eggs
~1/4 c flour (or more, depending on the size of your potatoes)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 c diced Canadian bacon

Put the ingredients for the waffles, except the Canadian bacon, in a blender and blend until it forms a batter.  Add more flour if needed to reach a good consistency for waffle batter.  Stir in the Canadian bacon and cook waffles according to waffle maker directions.

For French-Canadian Poutine Waffles:

Top Potato Waffles with Canadian Bacon with fresh cheese curd and brown gravy.  Enjoy!

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