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Savoury Zucchini Waffles

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Servings 4 - 8" waffles


  • 1 zucchini
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose or whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp garlic, puréed
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated


  • Preheat waffle maker to high - 400ºF.
  • Grate the zucchini on the large holes of a box grater. Wrap in several layers of paper towel to squeeze out some of the moisture. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, pepper.
  • In another bowl whisk together milk and eggs. Stir in garlic and basil.
  • Add the dry ingredients and beat until smooth. Mix in zucchini and cheddar cheese.
  • Spray top and bottom of waffle iron with cooking spray. Spread 1/4 of batter evenly over the bottom and close top. Cook for 2-4 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Serve hot with Lemon Dijon Sauce.

Lemon Dijon Sauce

  • Mix 1/2 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt, 1 Tbsp mayo, 1 Tbsp lemon zest, 2 Tbsp lemon juice, 1 tsp Dijon mustard, 2-5 Tbsp 1% milk (depending on how thick you like it. Add more if you like it thin), salt and pepper to taste.