Sweet & Savory Waffles, al fresco style!

Happy Tuesday!! It’s time for a little al fresco! 






This al fresco Tuesday is extra sweet and special because we’re venturing into the breakfast world! These sweet and savory breakfast waffles are the perfect breakfast but would also make a delicious lunch or dinner. Fully cooked al fresco chicken sausages are used right in the batter making for an unexpected surprise. I’ve been obsessed with pairing this apple flavor of chicken sausages with anything maple, so waffles seemed like an obvious choice.


The method is incredibly easy, it’s just mixing your wet ingredients and dry ingredients together separately then just combining them slightly before baking. You’ll have these waffles on the table in less than 15 minutes. I like that incorporating the chicken sausage right into the batter gives these waffles a nice protein boost. Which also makes this the perfect kid-friendly recipe.

Try this recipe and make sure to tag @jennywiththegoodeats 🙂


Sweet and Savory Sage and Sausage Waffles

Makes 2 full square waffles or 3 full round waffles


1 cup all-purpose flour

½ cup whole wheat flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon dried sage OR 2 teaspoons fresh sage, finely chopped

1 large egg

1 1/2 cups milk, room temperature

1/3 cup vegetable oil

2 al fresco apple chicken sausages, small dice

2 apples, sliced

maple syrup, desired amount for serving


Combine flours, baking powder, salt, sugar, and sage in a medium mixing bowl, whisk together until incorporated. In a separate bowl, combine egg, milk, and vegetable oil. Slowly pour wet ingredients into dry until just incorporated, do not overmix.

Pour batter into waffle maker and scatter cut up chicken sausage over the batter.

Top with apple slices and pure maple syrup as desired.


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