Smoky Bacon and Potato Waffles #5FIX

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“5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. Potatoes replace waffle batter in this versatile recipe. Serve as a side dish or main dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s a hit every time.”
8 waffles

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 slices apple-smoked bacon
  • 1 (20 ounce) package Simply Potatoes® Shredded Hash Browns
  • 12 cup sour cream, plus more for serving
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt


  1. In large skillet, cook bacon until nearly crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain, reserving drippings. Chop bacon.
  2. Heat an 8x8-inch waffle iron with four squares. Squeeze potatoes by handfuls to wring out excess moisture. In large bowl, combine drained potatoes, 1/2 cup sour cream, egg, onion salt, and half of bacon; mix well.
  3. Brush hot waffle maker with bacon drippings. Evenly spread potatoes over all four squares of waffle maker. Close lid and cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown and potatoes are tender. Repeat with remaining bacon drippings and potatoes. Serve with additional dollops of sour cream and sprinkle with remaining bacon. Makes 8 side dish or 4 main dish servings.

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