I’m gonna say one thing that may blow your thoughts: I don’t like “chaffles.” Every time I’ve made them they had been extremely underwhelming, particularly contemplating how wildly well-liked they’ve turn out to be. While I used to be anticipating this superior bread-like substitute, what I acquired was a crispy cheese omelette that has waffle divots on its floor. Meh.
Recently, I’ve began a carnivore stint that’s fairly a bit extra strict than I’ve achieved beforehand. That means no dairy. No cream in my espresso, no cheese on my plate. So a traditional chaffle, had I wished one, is out. But that doesn’t imply the idea must go absolutely out the window.
More than a couple of good mates of mine are additionally following a really strict carnivore protocol and both can’t have cheese or need very a lot to chop it out. They additionally each actually like chaffles, so I made a decision to see how I may carnivore the chaffle up.
The very first thing that has to occur is a reputation change. Can’t name one thing a chaffle- a portmanteau of cheese waffle- with out the cheese ingredient. I’ve determined to name my cheese-much less creation a womelette, due to my observations about omelettes and waffle divots. Shakespeare could be proud!
The subsequent order of enterprise was ramping up the carnivore-friendliness issue. That’s the place the bacon is available in. As we all know, bacon cooks up fairly strong, so when mixed with egg within the womelette combination it “waffles” into a very sturdy bread-ish slice in only a few minutes on the Dash. Adding the bacon additionally offers us a very nice 1:1 fats to protein ratio for every womelette.
Lastly, bacon is superior. ‘Nuff stated.
My choosy son and his buddy from down the road had been the last word style-testers of my creation they usually each liked it! Son’s good friend was so enamored of them, he ate the entire batch after which requested me how I managed to get bacon inside a waffle. Mandy Magic, little man.
Notes: If you’d like so as to add spices or extracts (I like to recommend a splash of maple right here), or depart them out completely, it’s all good. Make this give you the results you want.
One warning I do have is that, identical to the unique chaffles, this doesn’t reheat very nicely. It’s nice proper off the waffle maker, however let’s be actual: it’s cooked egg. Eggs don’t reheat into something you need to eat, so I don’t suggest making an enormous batch at one time. Make as many as you and your loved ones will eat at a time and serve instantly.
Bacony Carnivore Womelettes
Great topped with cinnamon butter and a drizzle of sugar-free pancake syrup. Also holds up very well for sandwiches.
- 1 slice bacon, uncooked
- 1 egg, giant
- splash maple extract, if desired
- hefty pinch of any spices or flavorings you’d like, as desired
- Put the bacon in a blender or meals processor and switch it on.
- Once the bacon is generally floor up, put the egg and any seasonings down the chute and proceed to run the machine till liquified and nicely-included. This is your womelette slurry.
- Heat your mini-waffle maker, as per its directions.
- Pour half the slurry within the waffle maker and put the lid on.
- Cook till golden or to your required stage of doneness, about 3-5 minutes max.
- Remove from the waffle maker and repeat steps 4 and 5 with the remaining slurry.
- Enjoy heat nonetheless you want.
Per womelette: 59 cal, 4.4 g protein, 4.4 g fats, 0.3 g carbs, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar alcohol, 0.3 g NET carbs
- Serving Size: 1 womelette