Gluten-Free Savory Waffles

Gluten-Free Savory Waffles

Serves 2 30 minute prep time

Not all waffles need to be smothered in syrup, covered with whipped cream and followed by a sugar coma nap. Switch out of the typical waffle routine and try one of Chef Morgan’s Gluten-Free Savory Waffles!


  • Waffles:
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 leek, chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground flax
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Vega One Unsweetened Natural
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-2 cups unsweetened almond milk (depending on what type of gluten-free flour used, you may need more than 1 cup)
  • 1/2 bunch of parsley, finely chopped
  • 6 sage leaves, chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Roasted Pineapple Salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple, finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup tomato, diced
  • Agave, as desired
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper


  • Waffles:

  • Heat waffle iron.

  • In a small pan over medium heat, sauté leeks and garlic until soft (about 6 minutes). Set aside.

  • Combine flax and water together in a bowl and set aside.

  • Combine gluten-free flour, Vega One, baking powder and salt in a bowl.

  • In a separate bowl, combine apple cider vinegar, oil and almond milk with flax water mixture.

  • Combine wet and dry ingredients until a batter forms. Fold in leek mixture and herbs. Season with lots of pepper. Batter should be thick.

  • Cook waffles according to waffle maker instructions.

  • Serve with Roasted Pineapple Salsa.

  • Roasted Pineapple Salsa

  • Preheat oven to 400F.

  • Toss pineapple in olive oil and place on cookie sheet. Bake until golden brown. 15-25 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Let cool.

  • Combine with other salsa ingredients. Taste and adjust flavoring as desired.