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Make Waffle Sandwich

Pink Waffle Sandwiches

Make lunch fun with this alternative to bread for your sandwiches.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breads, Lunch Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

For the Waffles:

  • 100 g Cooked Beets
  • 50 g Beet Juice optional
  • 2 Eggs yolks and whites separated
  • 300 g Flour
  • 300 g Milk
  • 50 g melted butter
  • a pinch of Salt

For the Sandwich Filling:

  • 250 g Ricotta cheese
  • 1 slice Cured Ham per sandwich
  • 4 figs we used some we had the freezer as they are not in season
  • some Red cabbage sliced
  • a bit of Lettuce or greens of your choice
  • a few walnuts
  • Black pepper

Instructions
 

Prepare the Waffles:

  • Blend cooked beets and beet juice until very smooth.
  • In a large bowl, place flour, salt, egg yolks and beetroot purée. Mix until combined.
  • Add the melted butter and mix until very smooth and homogeneous. We recommend using a hand mixer or stand mixer with the whisk attachment.
  • Incorporate the milk.
  • In another bowl, beat the egg whites and incorporate them gently to the batter. It's okay if the egg whites are not thoroughly incorporated.
  • Butter your waffle iron and prepare the waffles according to your waffle iron maker.

Make Waffles Sandwiches:

  • Spread a layer of ricotta cheese on a waffle. Pepper to taste.
  • Place a few leaves of salad, some red cabbage, a slice of ham roughly cut, a sliced fig and some walnuts.
  • Either eat as is as an open-faced sandwich or cover with another waffle to make a regular sandwich.

Notes

NOTE: If you’re on a dairy-free diet, you can easily replace the milk in the waffles by almond or soya milk. The butter can also be replaced with vegan butter or even olive oil.
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