Parmesan-Pesto Waffles

Put a savory spin on traditional waffles with a recipe that turns breakfast into dinner. Original Bisquick mix is the secret shortcut for this intriguing new dish.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6


cups Original Bisquick™ mix
cup milk
tablespoons vegetable oil
cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
tablespoons basil pesto

  • 1 Spray waffle maker with cooking spray; heat until hot. In large bowl, stir together Bisquick mix, milk, oil and 1 egg just until combined (don’t overmix). Fold in cheese and pesto.
  • 2 Pour batter onto center of hot waffle maker. (Check manufacturer’s directions for recommended amount of batter.) Close lid of waffle maker. Bake about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Carefully remove waffle; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • 3 Meanwhile, fry or poach 6 eggs.
  • 4 To serve, place 2 waffles on each plate; top with 1 fried egg.

Expert Tips

The batter in this recipe is enough to make 12 (4-inch-square) waffles. Since waffle makers vary, you may get a different yield.

Most waffle makers have a light that indicates when the waffles are done. Don’t lift the lid before the light is lit to ensure that the waffles are completely cooked and won’t stick.

Serve crisply cooked bacon or sausage links alongside the waffles to complete the meal.