Broccoli Cheese Waffle

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This is such a quick and easy lunch to whip up for your toddler (and you)! You probably already have all the ingredients, so if you don’t know what to feed your toddler, try this!

If you’re searching for a fun and tasty way to add some veggies into your toddler’s diet, look no further than these delicious Broccoli Cheese Waffles! Packed with cheesy goodness and nutritious broccoli, these waffles are not only easy to make but also a hit with even the pickiest of eaters. Plus, they’re perfect for the whole family to enjoy together.

Why Broccoli Cheese Waffles?

Here’s why these waffles are a fantastic choice for toddlers and families:

  1. Hidden Veggies: These waffles are a sneaky way to incorporate broccoli into your toddler’s diet. By mixing chopped fresh broccoli right into the batter, you can boost their veggie intake and add some nutrition into their food!
  2. Protein and Calcium: With shredded cheddar cheese and eggs as key ingredients, these waffles pack a protein and calcium punch. They’re a great way to fuel your little one’s growing body and keep them feeling satisfied.
  3. Fun and Flavorful: Who says healthy food has to be boring? These waffles are anything but! With the savory taste of cheese and the added kick of garlic powder, they’re sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.
  4. Easy to Make: This recipe requires just a handful of simple ingredients and minimal prep work. Plus, cooking them in a mini waffle iron makes for quick and easy cleanup—perfect for busy parents!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

Instructions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded cheddar cheese, chopped fresh broccoli, egg, and garlic powder. Stir until everything is well combined.
  2. Preheat your mini waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  3. Once the waffle iron is hot, lightly grease it with cooking spray or oil to prevent sticking.
  4. Spoon the broccoli cheese waffle batter onto the preheated waffle iron, spreading it out evenly.
  5. Close the lid of the waffle iron and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the waffles are golden brown and crispy.
  6. Carefully remove the waffles from the waffle iron and place them aside to cool.
  7. Once cooled, serve the waffles to your hungry little ones and watch as they gobble them up with delight!

Storage Instructions:

These Broccoli Cheese Waffles can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. To reheat, simply pop them in the toaster or toaster oven until warmed through. They’re perfect for a quick and easy breakfast, lunch, or snack option for busy weekdays.

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3.71 from 27 votes

Broccoli Cheese Waffle

Servings: 2 waffles

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

Instructions 

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded cheddar cheese, chopped fresh broccoli, egg, and garlic powder. Stir until everything is well combined.
  • Preheat your mini waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions. Once the waffle iron is hot, lightly grease it with cooking spray or oil to prevent sticking.
  • Spoon the broccoli cheese waffle batter onto the preheated waffle iron, spreading it out evenly. Close the lid of the waffle iron and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the waffles are golden brown and crispy.
  • Cool and enjoy!

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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