Leftover Stuffing Waffles with Turkey Gravy

One of the largest conundrums this time of year: Thanksgiving leftovers. Ok, so you’ve stuffed the turkey and your face, you’ve napped, then you got drunk with grandma on wine or beer. Now it’s Friday and you undoubtedly wake up from a food coma with a food baby and possibly a hangover. You go to the fridge for a sip or bite of anything that will make you feel human again and BAM! Leftovers everywhere: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy. Now what? You’re still sick of last year’s endless reign of the turkey sandwich. Then again, you clearly can’t left the Thanksgiving remnants go to waste. The answer to your food woes: leftover stuffing waffles, turkey gravy and a runny egg to alleviate yesterday’s gluttonous guilt trip.

Tip: I use the Waring Double Belgian Waffle Maker for perfect, flawlessly toasted waffles every time. Plus, it’s ADD proof: it beeps to let you know when your darlings are perfectly golden and crispy.

Leftover stuffing waffles.

Leftover stuffing waffles.


Stuffing waffles with turkey gravy and a runny fried egg.
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Leftover Stuffing Waffles + Turkey Gravy

The perfect post-Thanksgiving brunch for stuffing lover's everywhere: leftover stuffing waffles with a rich turkey gravy and runny fried egg.

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

Stuffing Waffles

  • 4 cups finely crumbled stuffing
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • canola spray

Turkey Gravy

  • 1 cup ground turkey
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups milk

Recipe

Stuffing Waffles

  1. Heat a waffle maker. In a bowl, combine stuffing, 2 eggs and milk. Allow the mixture to sit 20-30 minutes, until stuffing absorbs moisture.

  2. Spoon mixture onto the greased waffle maker and cook according to instructions until waffles are crisp and golden brown. Remove and set aside.

Turkey Gravy

  1. Heat a skillet over medium high heat and sauté turkey until browned. Season well with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Reduce heat to medium and add butter, nutmeg, and rosemary. Stir together until melted. 

  3. Sprinkle flour into the pan while stirring. Continue to stir for 5-10 minutes, or until gravy has thickened.

  4. Serve waffles with gravy and a sunny side up egg.


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