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Zucchini Spice Waffles

These delicious low carb waffles are a great way to use up some of that summer zucchini. Grain-free, dairy-free, and freezable. Kids love them!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Draining Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 to 10 waffles
Calories 239 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini (about 7 ounces, undrained)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup golden flax seed meal (can sub another 1/2 cup almond flour)
  • 1/4 cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Place shredded zucchini in a sieve in the sink and sprinkle with salt. Let drain 1 hour, then press to release as much moisture as possible.
  2. Preheat waffle iron to medium or medium high and grease if necessary.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, flax seed meal, sweetener, baking powder, cinnamon, and ginger.
  4. Add the drained zucchini, eggs, egg whites, avocado oil, water, and vanilla extract. Stir until well combined.
  5. Scoop about 1/4 cup of the batter into each section of your waffle iron (depending on how large or how deep your iron is, you may need more or less). Close the lid and cook until well browned. Remove waffles to a cooling rack and repeat with remaining batter.

Recipe Notes

Serves 8 to 10. For 8 servings, each serving has 3.75g NET CARBS.

Food energy: 239kcal
Total fat: 22.82g
Calories from fat: 205
Cholesterol: 46mg
Carbohydrate: 9.38g
Total dietary fiber: 5.63g
Protein: 9.21g
Erythritol: 7.5 g

Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Spice Waffles
Amount Per Serving (1 waffle)
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 205
% Daily Value*
Fat 22.82g35%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Carbohydrates 9.38g3%
Fiber 5.63g23%
Protein 9.21g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.