1 recipe Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage (recipe follows)
2 cups all-purpose baking mix
1 large egg
1-1/3 cups reduced-fat or skim milk
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Maple syrup, hot sauce, sour cream
Prepare Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage. Set aside. Whisk together baking mix, egg, milk and vegetable oil in large bowl until smooth. Stir in cheese and sausage.
Country-Style Beef Breakfast Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage, 1 teaspoon garlic power, 1 teaspoon onion power, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles, stirring occasionally.
Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions. Place 1/2 cup waffle batter in waffle iron for each waffle and cook for 4 to 6 minutes or until waffles are golden brown. Top with toppings, if desired.
Nutrition information per serving (10 servings per recipe): 226 calories; 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 55 mg cholesterol; 498 mg sodium; 18 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 15 g protein; 1.6 mg niacin; 0.2 mg vitamin B6; 1.2 mcg vitamin B12; 2.0 mg iron; 10.7 mcg selenium; 2.8 mg zinc; 20.7 mg choline.