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Savory Cheddar Zucchini Waffles

Cheddar Zucchini Waffles

Switch up your waffle routine with these savory cheddar zucchini waffles! They are super simple to make and delicious when served up with a fried egg and avocado.
Course Breakfast, Entree
Cuisine Vegetarian
Keyword Cheddar Zucchini Waffles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 waffles
Calories 265kcal
Author Deborah Davis


  • 1 small zucchini shredded (~1 cup shredded)
  • 1 cup whole wheat all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup dairy or non-dairy unsweetened milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Dash of ground black pepper


  • Shred zucchini with a box grater into a colander or onto a sheet of cheesecloth. Squeeze some of the liquid out of the zucchini and set aside.
  • Add flour, baking powder, and salt to a large mixing bowl and stir well with a wire whisk.
  • Add the egg, milk, oil, cheese, zucchini, and black pepper. Stir with a wooden spoon until mixed.
  • Heat up your waffle iron and spray with cooking oil. Add 1/3 cup of the batter to your waffle iron and cook according to manufacturers directions. There should be enough batter to make ~6 waffles.
  • Serve with fried egg, sautéed greens, avocado, hot sauce, or whatever toppings you desire!


Serving: 1waffle | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 8.5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 285mg | Fiber: 0.5g