Cornmeal Waffles with Spicy Chili

Total Time:
1 hr 35 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
1 hr 15 min

Yield:
4 to 5 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • Spicy chili, recipe follows
  • Shredded Cheddar, for garnish
  • Sour cream, for garnish
  • Chopped fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish
  • Spicy Chili:
  • 1 pound lean ground chuck
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans ranch-style beans
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) can niblet corn, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
Directions
  • Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.

  • In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Add milk, oil, and eggs; stirring until smooth. Pour batter onto hot waffle iron and bake in batches. Set aside and keep warm.

  • Serve with Spicy Chili. Garnish with shredded Cheddar, sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro.

Spicy Chili:
  • In a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat, brown ground chuck, until beef is crumbly. Stir in onion, bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.

  • Stir in beans, tomato sauce, corn, diced tomatoes, and green chiles. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes uncovered, stirring occasionally.

  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings


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