1 link FLAVORFUL Italian sausage, casing discarded ...or try some of Jimmy Dean's Spicy Sausage
1 baking potato, grated and excess water squeezed out
4 tablespoons butter
1 3/4 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1 1/4 teaspoons pepper
2 cups milk
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
In a medium skillet, cook the sausage over medium-high heat, breaking it up with a fork until crumbled.
Add the potato and butter, lower the heat and simmer until the butter is melted and potatoes are tender, about 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat and let cool, about 10 minutes.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.
Stir in the milk and eggs until smooth.
Stir in the sausage-potato mixture.
Using a waffle maker, cook the waffles according to the manufacturer’s directions. (Makes 8-10 waffles depending on waffle maker)
Ketchup Maple Syrup
1/2 cup ketchup
1/4 cup maple syrup
Whisk to combine ingredients.
Heat in microwave 20-30 seconds.
Serve warm over waffles.