This recipe brings some crunch to one of our favorite breakfast dishes—omelets! These waffle omelettes are made in a waffle maker! This easy omelet recipe is a quick way to whip up a few omelets, but why plain omelets when you can have them crispy.
These waffle omelets are crispy on the outside and nice and fluffy on the inside. Simply whip up eggs and a few yummy additions, and cook it in the waffle maker. Who thought it’d be this easy? It’s also easy to customize this recipe to your own taste (seriously, you only need eggs and whatever else you want!). Try this recipe today…Because, let’s be honest, everything is more fun to eat in a waffle shape!
The waffle omelets are delicious when served with a sauce. Try ketchup, ranch dressing, sweet chili sauce or pizza sauce.
If you don’t have a waffle maker, you can also make the waffle omelets in a sandwich maker.
The recipe will work in both a round or square waffle make.
To make a sweet version, mix cinnamon into omelet mixture and leave out the savory ingredients. Dip bread slice in the egg-cinnamon mixture, and cook in the waffle maker. Serve with maple syrup and fresh cream.
Add any other veggies to this omelet if you want to empty the fridge or want to use up leftovers: mushrooms, leeks, zucchini, bell peppers, red onions, sweetcorn, spinach, cheddar cheese, and fresh herbs. Just make sure to sauté the veggies beforehand, and cook until all the moisture is removed.
Any cooked meat will work in this recipe cooked sausage, chopped ham, or shredded smoked turkey breast.
Fresh herbs like basil, oregano, cilantro, or parsley will make a great addition.
Use any cheese you have on hand—parmesan, feta cheese, cheddar, and mozzarella will all work.
If you have a microwave waffle maker, you can make this omelet in the microwave. Microwave on high (uncovered) for 50 seconds, or until set.
Waffle Omelet can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Make sure to store them in an airtight container so that they do not absorb any odors in your fridge.
You can also freeze them. Allow the waffle omelets to cool, and wrap tightly in plastic wrap or airtight Ziploc bags. Store in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Brush the waffle maker with vegetable oil or melted butter.
Add the eggs to a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add the chives, salt and pepper.
Add cheese, chicken, onions and tomato. Whisk to combine.
Carefully pour the omelet mixture into a waffle iron and use a spoon to spread it so that it fills the waffle molds.
Close the waffle maker’s lid and cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden on the outside.
Serve immediately with your favorite sauce.
This is a great way to use up leftovers in your fridge!