Yes, you’re reading this correctly. Pork rind waffles.
After dabbling in the animal-based diet for quite some time, my husband and I bought Paul Saladino’s Cookbook and decided to get a little wild with our recipes. The first one that caught our eye: the pork rind waffles.
Little did I know that pork rinds can actually be crushed down into a flour-like powder and be used as a flour substitute for lots of recipes. The pork rinds in this recipe give the waffles a fluffy, bread-like consistency that will leave you questioning how these waffles are nearly carb-free.
And no, these waffles don’t taste like pork – but it does give a salty and savory flavor that pairs well with good quality honey and fruit. If you’re feeling daring and want to dip your toes into the animal-based lifestyle, this recipe is a great one to try.
animal-based pork rind waffles
- Set your waffle maker to preferred setting.
- In a food processor or blender, blend both bags of pork rinds down to a fine consistency.
- Pour your pork rind “flour” into a large bowl, breaking down any remaining pork rind chunks that may be left over. Add in the salt, baking powder, eggs and heavy cream and mix thoroughly.
- The mixture should be a thick “batter” consistency. If it looks like it needs more liquid, add a splash more heavy cream to loosen the consistency.
- Scoop the mixture into your waffle maker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. When the waffle is done, top with either honey, fruit compote, or