Published On: Fri, Oct 27th, 2017

Sweet Potato Waffles with Avocado & Rocket

Serve up these sweet potato waffles for the ultimate Saturday brunch spread. Simply delicious topped with avocado and rocket, and just a hint of lime. 

Sweet Potato Waffles with Avocado & Rocket

Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles with Avocado & Rocket

Recipe by Vega (


  • 200g cold cooked sweet potatoes
  • 150g plain or gluten-free flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 4 Tbsp Gram (chickpea) flour mixed with 4 tbsp water
  • 35oml almond milk
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 4 tsp nigella seeds
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lime
  • 2 handful of rocket


  1. Peel and mash the sweet potato until smooth. Sift the flour, cumin, salt and baking powder into a mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk together the gram flour and almond drink. Gradually whisk the wet ingredients into the dry until you have a smooth batter.
  3. Grease a waffle iron liberally with coconut oil, sprinkle in a little of the nigella seeds and heat until hot. Cook the batter in batches until all the batter is used up, keeping the waffles warm as you go.
  4. Peel and slice the avocado, top the waffles with sliced avocado and rocket, serve with a couple of lime wedges on the side to squeeze over.

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