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Southwestern Hash Brown Waffles

A hearty breakfast dish that is easy to freeze and reheat as needed.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Back to school, Back to school recipe, Breakfast, Easy Breakfast, Easy Recipe, Eggs, Hash browns, Meal Prep
Servings: 8 wedges

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup frozen hash browns
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons jalapeño, stemmed, cored and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Optional Toppings

  • avocado
  • salsa
  • sour cream

Instructions

  • Preheat waffle iron on medium high setting.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk eggs together. Stir all remaining ingredients into eggs.
  • Spray heated waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray. Scoop ¾ cup of the mixture onto the waffle iron (amount will vary based on the size of your waffle iron). Close iron and cook until golden brown (approximately 5 minutes).
  • Let waffles cool completely. Cut into wedges and freeze in freezer bags. To reheat, remove from freezer bag and microwave 30 seconds.

Notes

  • Depending on the size of your family, you might want to double this recipe.
  • No waffle iron? Feel free to scoop some of the mixture onto a skillet and cook these like you would a pancake.