submitted by Sara on August 27 2019
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Ingredients
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servings

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For the shredded zucchini
1.58  (ea. 6.91 oz) Zucchinis, Courgettes, Summer Squash, raw
2 tsp Salt, Kosher salt, table salt
To complete the waffle batter
1  (ea. 1.76 oz) Egg, large
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1 cup Cheddar, cheese, shredded
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1 cup Almond Flour, partially de-oiled
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½ tsp Garlic Powder
½ tsp Cream of Tartar, Weinstein baking powder, gluten-free leavening agent
½ tsp Salt, Kosher salt, table salt

Preparation

  1. Serving size: 1 waffle

    Removing the excess liquid from the zucchini

  1. Shred the zucchini on a grater or with a food processor.
  2. Put the shredded zucchini in a strainer over a bowl or sink, sprinkle with the salt and mix.
  3. Let sit for at least half an hour.
  4. Put the zucchini in a cheese cloth or kitchen towel and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. The weight should reduce to about 1/3.
  5. Preparing the waffles

  6. Preheat your waffle iron on medium. Alternatively, you can also use a non-stick pan.
  7. Mix together the shredded zucchini and the remaining ingredients.
  8. Form balls using about 1/3 cup (2 1/4 oz or 92 g) of dough.
  9. Flatten one of the balls and place it in the waffle iron. Press down to flatten it further. Let cook for about 5 minutes. Note that if you have a rectangular waffle iron instead of a circular one, you may want to divide one portion further and add it to the separate sections.
  10. If using a pan, roll out the dough between two layers of clingfilm or use your hands to flatten it. The thinner the "patty", the crisper it will be. Our fried "pancakes" had a diameter of about 13.5 cm or 5 1/4 in. Fry for about 5 minutes on each side.
  11. Serve, for example with a dollop of sour cream.
  12. Meal Prep Tip

  13. You can store the waffles in an airtight container for 5 days in the fridge or up to 6 months in the freezer. For best results, thaw overnight. Reheat the oven for a crisper finish, or in the microwave. You can also enjoy them at room temperature, of course.

Nutrition Facts
for
serving

  • Calorie count
    237 kcal
  • % of calories by macros
    Fat51.9 %123 kcal13.8 g
    Net Carbs8.4 %20 kcal5.1 g
    Dietary Fiber3.8 %9 kcal4.6 g
    Protein35.9 %85 kcal21.5 g
  • Approx. WW SmartPoints™
    6.2
  • Cholesterol 74.4 mg
  • Sodium 1679.6 mg
  • Fat 13.8 g
    • Saturated Fat 6.1 g
    • Trans Fat 0.3 g
  • Carbohydrates 9.7 g
    • Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    • Total Sugars 3.8 g
    • Added Sugar 0 g
    • Sugar alcohols 0 g
  • Protein 21.5 g
  • Calcium 220.9 mg
  • Iron 0.6 mg
  • Magnesium 23.4 mg
  • Potassium 306.7 mg
  • Zinc 1.5 mg
  • Vitamin A (Retinol Equivalents) 120.8 mcg
  • Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
  • Vitamin C 13.9 mg
  • Folate 32.2 mcg
    • Folic Acid 0 mcg