Making Savory Waffles for Dinner

Crispy waffles on the outside and fluffy on the inside are the perfect waffles. Crispy waffles made from buttermilk should not to be discounted. Today, the waffles we get in-home push the proverbial envelope. The first recipe for waffles was written in the 14th century. The recipe included eggs, salt, and wine with some added flour. The batter was poured in the iron that cooked both sides. 

In the current centuries, waffles have become a favorite and healthy sweet breakfast with maple syrup, powdered sugar, fruit, etc. In recent years, waffles have evolved to both savory and sweet ingredients. There are a variety of leaving and grains methods for savory waffles for dinner. 

Savory Waffles for Dinner
Savory Waffles for Dinner

Leave the fruit, powdered sugar, and maple syrup in the kitchen. Make savory waffles for dinner. we will be mentioning the fast weeknight dinner recipes of savory waffles. Crispy waffle with savory toppings such as smoked salmon, potato, chicken, etc. makes delicious waffles rancheros. 

Gluten-Free Waffles Rancheros

Jalapeno peppers add terrific heat to the gluten-free waffles. It is one of the Mexican-inspired savory waffle recipes.



  • Virgin olive oil – 2tbsp 
  • Onion – ½, chopped 
  • Garlic cloves – 3, smashed 
  • Tomato – 28-ounce, chopped into juice 
  • Chipotle pepper in adobo sauce – 1 canned, chopped, 1 tbsp adobo sauce 
  • Cumin – 1tsp, ground 
  • Black beans – 15-ounce, rinsed and drained 
  • Loosely packed cilantro – ¼ cup, chopped 
  • Salt – 1tsp 


  • Whole milk – 1 ¾ cups 
  • Onion – 1/4 cup chopped 
  • Garlic clove – 1 
  • Jalapeno pepper – ½ seeded and chopped 
  • Sugar – 1tbsp 
  • Salt – 1tsp 
  • Vegetable oil – for greasing 
  • Silvana’s Kitchen Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour – 1 cup 
  • Gluten-free masa harina – ¾ cup 
  • Baking powder – 2tsp 
  • Eggs – 2, lightly beaten 
  • Unsalted butter – ½ cup, melted and cooled 
  • Crumbled queso fresco, sour cream, cilantro leaves, lime wedges, sliced avocado for serving

Heat the olive oil in the medium saucepan. Add garlic and onion, and cook them for 8 minutes over moderate heat until they are soft. Now stir in the tomatoes, adobo sauce, chipotle pepper, and cumin for 5 minutes. Stir the cilantro leaves, beans, and salt for 3 minutes until all the ingredients are heated enough. 

Blend the milk, garlic, onion, jalapeno, salt, and sugar. Make sure that you have preheated the waffle iron to medium-high. Apply vegetable oil for grease. Whisk the flour with baking powder and masa harina in a large bowl. Now whisk the eggs, milk mixture, and butter until they are combined. In each waffle iron square, pour ¼ cup of batter, and close it to cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until they are crispy. 

In a large skillet, heat the butter and crack the eggs into it. season them salt and pepper. Cook them over moderate heat for 3 minutes and flip them once. Make sure that the yolks are slightly running. Now transfer the waffles to the plates and top them with fried eggs and beans. Serve these savory waffles with queso fresco, sour cream, sliced avocado, cilantro, and lime wedges at the dining table. 

Pumpernickel Waffles
Pumpernickel Waffles

Natter with mashed potatoes gives a chewy and soft texture to the waffles. Top the waffles with sliced-smoked salmon, chives, and poached eggs. 


  • Whole milk – 3 cups 
  • Yellow cornmeal – ¼ cup
  • Un-sulfured molasses – ¼ cup
  • Unsweetened chocolate – ½ ounce, coarsely chopped 
  • Caraway seeds – 2tsp, finely chopped 
  • Salt – 1tsp 
  • Egg yolks – 3, lightly beaten 
  • Active dry yeast – 1tsp 
  • All-purpose flour – 1 ½ cups 
  • Whole wheat flour – ¾ cup
  • Rye flour – ¾ cup
  • Mashed potatoes – 1 cup, room temperature 
  • Unsalted butter – 1 stick (4 ounces), melted 
  • Egg whites – 3 
  • Sugar – 2tbsp

Warm the milk over moderate heat in a medium saucepan. Remove it from the heat when the bubbles start appearing on the edges. Stir it in the cornmeal, chocolate, molasses, salt, and caraway seeds. Let the mixture cool down to room temperature. 

Add the yeast and yolks to the batter. Stir the all-purpose flour when yeast is dissolved properly. Cover it loosely with the plastic wrap and let it stand for 1 hour in a warm place. Now stir the rye flours and whole wheat and refrigerate it overnight with a covering. 

Preheat the waffle iron and bring the batter to room temperature. Stir the mashed potatoes in melted butter. Mix it with the batter. Beat the egg whites with sugar. With a rubber spatula, fold one-third of beaten whites into the batter. Fold the remaining whites. 

Pour 1 ½ cups of waffle batter into preheated waffle iron and bake for 7 minutes until they are crispy and brown. Now transfer the waffles into a platter and cover them with a loose foil. Before serving, top them with poached eggs, sliced-smoked salmon, and poached eggs. 

Rye-Raisin Belgian Waffle Bread
Rye-Raisin Belgian Waffle Bread

This gluten-free waffle with no actual rye comes from caraway seeds. 


  • Gluten-free sorghum flour – ½ cup 
  • Gluten-free millet flour – ½ cup 
  • Silvana’s Kitchen Gluten-Free All-Purpose – 1 cup 
  • Whole caraway seeds – 1tsp 
  • Caraway – 1tbsp, finely grounded 
  • Cinnamon – 1tsp 
  • Salt – ½ tsp 
  • Raisins – ½ cup, soaked and drained 
  • Whole milk – 1 ½ cup 
  • Eggs – 2  
  • Unsalted butter – 1/3 cup, melted and cooled 
  • Honey – 2tbsp 
  • Vegetable oil – for greasing 

Whisk the sorghum flour with all-purpose flour, millet flour, whole caraway seeds, baking powder, ground caraway, salt, and cinnamon. Stir the raisins. Whisk the milk with the eggs, honey, and butter into a flour mixture in a small bowl.  Now preheat at medium-high and grease the Belgian waffle iron. Pour 1/3 cup of batter into each waffle iron square. Bake it for 4 minutes until crisp. You can serve it with maple syrup if you want to.

Herbed Ricotta Waffles
Herbed Ricotta Waffles

Herbed ricotta waffles are fluffy and tender. You can cook these waffles with any leftover fresh herbs. Rosemary, chives, thyme, oregano, and savory make these waffles more delicious. Serve them with poached eggs and saucy stew for brunch or dinner. 


  • Flour – 2 cups 
  • Baking powder – 1tbsp 
  • Salt – ¾ tsp 
  • Buttermilk – 1 ¼ cups 
  • Ricotta cheese – ½ cups 
  • Olive oil – ¼ cup 
  • Eggs – 2 
  • Fresh herbs – 1/3 cup, finely chopped 

Stir the baking powder, flour, and salt until combined in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Whisk the buttermilk, olive oil, herbs, ricotta, and eggs in a separate bowl. Add to the dry ingredients and stir till you have a thick and smooth batter. Let it stand for 5 to 10 minutes. Preheat the waffle iron 

When the waffle iron reaches the desired temperature, pour the batter. Cook the waffles until they are lightly golden and crispy from the outside and cooked well from the inside. Keep the waffles warm in a 200F oven before serving. 

Arrange two waffles on each plate. Ladle the chicken marsala overtop. Now sprinkle the parsley and serve immediately. The herbs that you can use are rosemary, thyme, chives, tarragon. Also, you can use your favorite herbs to make them more delicious. 


In this article, we have mentioned a few and best recommended savory waffles for dinner and breakfast. You can make them according to your requirements and have a quick and healthy dinner. Instead of eating sweet waffles for breakfast, you can eat savory waffles with different servings and toppings. At dinner, you can make these healthy and creative savory waffles at home easily. 

The savory waffles are enough nutritious for your appetite. Try one savory waffle to have a healthy and delicious dinner!