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Omelette Hash Brown Waffle Sandwich

Making breakfast sandwiches is one of my go to breakfast meals. Just throw and egg on some toasted bread, melt cheese, maybe top with a little spinach and bacon and done! Lately, I’ve really wanted to try out this hash brown in a waffle iron trend that’s been going around, and I couldn’t think of a better way to do it than making a breakfast sandwich out of this mornings veggie omelette!Omelette Hashbrown Waffle Sandwhich

Omelette Hash Brown Waffle Sandwhich

Omelettes were one of the first things I learned to cook in my high school cooking class way back when, and it still took me some time to get the hang of it. It takes some practice on making and flipping them over without sticking (something that sometimes still happens), but they’re really fun to make at home once you get the hang of it! Putting the omelette in between the waffle-griddle hash browns gave it a whole new twist that we really enjoyed!

Omelette Hash Brown Waffle Sandwhich

The hash browns cooked in a waffle griddle really simplifies the cooking process, you don’t have to flip them, just make sure the griddle is well oiled, and just let them cook while preparing the omelette. Once the hash browns are crisp and a beautiful golden brown, they really hold up to everything the omelette has to give it. I was honestly expecting having to fork and knife this “sandwich” but I had no problem picking it up with my hand and eating it without it falling apart!

Omelette Hash Brown Waffle Sandwhich

Prep Tips

Prepare Hash Browns Ahead Of Time

If you’ve read my post on How To Cook Hash Browns, I give to ways to make them, My preferred is using precooked potatoes and grating them, and for this recipe I would suggest doing it this way, only takes minutes in the morning to grate potatoes, rather than soaking for 15 minutes so that they don’t turn out gummy. So next time you bake potatoes, throw some extra in there for the next day for this recipe!

I also recommend Idohoan’s packaged hashbrowns if you’re in a bind, just soak them in hot water for about 5-6 minutes and they’re ready to cook.

Omelette Hash Brown Waffle Sandwhich

Cooking Tips

Cooking The Omelette

The trick to easily cooking an omelette is a good no-stick pan and a decent amount of butter. I cook my fillings in butter, then add the egg. If all goes well you can flip the whole thing in the pan without anything sticking. Sometimes it will stick and I suggest keeping a spatula nearby to make sure nothing is stuck to the pan so that you don’t break the whole omelette apart. Luckily for this recipe, it’s not as important. If you find your omelette fell apart, piece it back together, top it with cheese and the cheese melts and holds it all in place.

Besides, it’s going in this waffle sandwich and is going to be delicious. It will be devoured before anyone even notices!

Omelette Hash Brown Waffle Sandwhich

Enough Talk. More Rock.

On To The Recipe

 

Omelete Hash Brown Waffle Sandwich
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Hash browns cooked in a waffle iron to great the bread for an amazing omelette sandwich with bell peppers and loaded with cheese. Super yummy and filling!
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Omelete Hash Brown Waffle Sandwich
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Hash browns cooked in a waffle iron to great the bread for an amazing omelette sandwich with bell peppers and loaded with cheese. Super yummy and filling!
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
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Instructions
  1. With your hash browns prepped, turn your waffled iron on and coat it with about 1-2 tbsp of oil
  2. Scramble your eggs with a pinch of salt, and chop the bell peppers.
  3. Load up the iron with as much hash browns as it can hold and close it. If it looks overloaded don't worry, the iron will pack the potatoes down.
  4. In an omelette pan (or medium pan if you don't have that) cook the bell peppers in 2 tbsp of butter for about 1-2 minutes on medium heat.
  5. Add in the scrambled eggs and let cook for a minute or once the egg begins to bubble.
  6. With a spatula separate the egg from the pan if needed, then flip and cook for about 1 minute.
  7. Take off direct heat, add about 1/4 cup grated cheese and fold the omelette over the cheese and set aside.
  8. Check your potatoes, they should be nice and golden brown. With a fork, lift it out of the griddle and set on a plate.
  9. Separate the hash brown waffle into 2 halves.
  10. Add the omelette on to one half, add more cheese on top and cover with the other half. Cut in half and serve. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Note: this is pretty filling, so one half of this sandwich can feed 1 person.

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Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile

I’m an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to’s and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!

  • John Q

    Oh damn. I need to give this a go.

  • I love this – so creative and fun and irresistible!

  • Jennifer Stewart

    This is why I need to buy another waffle maker!!!

  • Yes! I’ll eat one of these for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

  • Talk about the ultimate breakfast sandwich!!!

  • Carrie R

    What a clever way to cook hashbrowns! I never would have thought to use my waffle iron for that. 🙂 This breakfast sandwich looks AH-mazing!

  • In Good Taste

    What was that song…”if you like it then you better put an egg on it…”

  • Cate @ Chez CateyLou

    This takes breakfast sandwiches to a new level!! What an awesome recipe, I can’t wait to try this!!

  • Andi G.

    This may be the best looking breakfast sandwich I’ve seen, and it’s great for gluten-free people like me. I want one!

  • CookinCanuck

    We love breakfast sandwiches, but have never made them with hash browns in a waffle iron. Brilliant!

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