Savory Vegan Tacky Broccoli Waffles

Even these which might be on the fence about broccoli are prone to love these waffles from the Nourishing Vegan Every Day cookbook because of the light-and-fluffy chew, melty vegan cheese, and a dollop of lemony yogurt.

What you want:

For the waffles:
3 cups broccoli (florets and small stems), chopped small
1 cup flour
1 cup chickpea flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon sizzling smoked paprika
1 teaspoon granulated garlic 
¼ cup dietary yeast
2 cups unsweetened vegan milk
⅔ cup grated vegan cheese
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
Oil, for the waffle iron

For topping:
½ cup unsweetened, vegan yogurt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 avocados, peeled and sliced
2 handfuls arugula
¼ teaspoon cilantro 
¼ teaspoon chili flakes

What you do:

  1. For the waffles, into a big mixing bowl, add baking powder, paprika, garlic, and dietary yeast, and whisk. Add milk and whisk till mixed. Add cheese and broccoli. Stir in salt and pepper.
  2. Let batter relaxation whereas heating waffle iron. Set oven to a really low temperature. As soon as iron is sizzling, grease with oil. Add about ½ cup of batter per waffle; quantity might range based mostly on measurement of waffle maker. Prepare dinner in response to waffle iron directions, till golden and crisp. 
  3. Take away from iron and place in oven to maintain heat. Repeat with remaining batter.
  4. For toppings, in a small bowl, stir yogurt, lemon juice, and salt. Serve waffles heat topped with lemon yogurt, avocado, arugula, herbs, and chili flakes.