High Protein Waffles

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Easy to prepare and high in protein, these delicious waffles are a great way to start the day.

Ingredients

3 cups rolled oats (old fashioned, not quick oats) 1½ cups unbleached, all-purpose flour ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs, lightly beaten ¾ cup vegetable oil 1 cup 1% cottage cheese 2 cups reduced-fat milk


Nutritional information

Nutritional information per waffle: Calories 487 (36% from fat) • carb. 62g • pro. 17g • fat 20g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 75mg • sod. 482mg • calc. 239mg • fiber 7g

Instructions

Combine the oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine. Stir in the eggs, oil, cottage cheese and milk, one at a time until mixture is smooth. Let batter rest 5 minutes before using. Preheat the Cuisinart® Waffle Maker to desired setting (a tone will sound when preheated). Pour 2 cups of batter onto the center of the lower grid of the preheated waffle maker; spread batter evenly using a heat-proof spatula. Close lid of waffle maker. When tone sounds, waffles are ready. Open lid and carefully remove baked waffles. Repeat with remaining batter. For best results, serve immediately.