Waffles with spinach pesto, carrot stump and fennel

by Therese Elgqvist

Waffles that can be served with both sweet and savoury toppings. With natural sweetness from oats - and crunch from whole oatmeal - this is a basic recipe that can be varied with different toppings but also by flavouring the batter; for example, try mixing a handful of fresh basil and mint into the batter for great colour and lots of flavour!

30 minutes, 4 servings / 6 waffles


  • 2 carrots
  • 1 tbsp cold-pressed rapeseed oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 small fennel
  • Olive oil
  • Flaked salt
Spinach pesto
  • 65 grams fresh baby spinach
  • 1 pot of fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast / b-yeast
  • 3/4 dl cold-pressed olive oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 dl almonds
  • Salt

For serving

  • 1/2 dl almonds
  • A few pinches of beetroot sprouts, or other shoots or sprouts


Whisk together the ingredients for the batter. Leave to swell for 20 minutes.

Heat the oven to 200°C. Scrub the carrots, cut into smaller pieces. Place on a baking tray and toss with a little oil. Roast until soft, about 25 minutes. Mash together into a stump along with the canola oil and tarragon. Season to taste with salt.

Reduce the oven temperature to 175°C. Place the almonds (1 1/2 dl) on a baking tray, toast in the middle of the oven for 5-7 until they start to smell nutty. Leave to cool. Coarsely chop 1/2 of the almonds, set aside.

Mix together the ingredients for the pesto until smooth. Season to taste with salt.

Chop or thinly slice the fennel.

Bake the waffles in a waffle iron until golden and crusty.

Serve the waffles freshly baked, topped with spinach pesto, carrot stump, fennel and toasted almonds.

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. View more
Cookies settings
Privacy & Cookie policy
Privacy & Cookies policy
Cookie name Active

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.havredals.se.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the website, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the visitor's IP address and browser's user agent string to help detect spam.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also known as a hash value) may be sent to the Gravatar service to determine whether you are registered there. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available at https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be publicly displayed along with your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images where the EXIF data includes GPS location data. Visitors to the site can download and retrieve all positioning data from images on the site.

Contact form

Cookie files

If you leave a comment on our website, you can choose to save your name, email address and website address in cookie files. This is for your convenience so that you don't have to enter this information again the next time you leave a comment. These cookie files are valid for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to check whether your browser accepts them. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will disappear when you close your browser.

In addition, when you log in, we will create several cookie files to store information about your login and your screen layout choices. Cookies for login are valid for two days and cookies for layout choices are valid for one year. If you tick "Remember me", your cookie will remain for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie files will be deleted.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie file will be stored in your browser. This cookie file does not contain any personal data, but only the post ID of the article you just edited. It is valid for 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect information about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with said embedded content, including tracking your interaction with this embedded content if you have an account and are logged into the website in question.


Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we keep your data

If you post a comment, the comment and its metadata will be saved indefinitely. The reason for this is that we need to be able to find and approve follow-up comments automatically and not queue them for review.

For users who register on your website (if any), we also store the personal data they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal data at any time (with the exception that they cannot change their username). Site administrators can also view and edit this information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account or have posted any comments on this site, you can request an export file of the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have given us. You can also request that we delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked via an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Further information

How we protect your information

What procedures we have for data leaks

From which third parties we receive data

What automated decision-making and/or profiling we do with our user data

Industry requirements on the notification of information

Save settings
Cookies settings