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Gluten-Free Waffles Rancheros
© Kamran Siddiqi

Gluten-Free Waffles Rancheros


Masa harina, a flour made from corn, is added to these gluten-free waffles to give them a sweet, grainy flavor.


  1. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1/2 onion, chopped (1 cup)
  3. 3 garlic cloves, smashed
  4. One 28-ounce can chopped tomatoes in juice
  5. 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped, plus 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  6. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  7. One 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  8. 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro, chopped
  9. 1 teaspoon salt


  1. 1 3/4 cups whole milk
  2. 1/4 cup chopped onion
  3. 1 garlic clove
  4. 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  5. 1 tablespoon sugar
  6. 1 teaspoon salt
  7. Vegetable oil, for greasing
  8. 1 cup Silvana’s Kitchen Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour
  9. 3/4 cup gluten-free masa harina
  10. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  11. 2 large eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten
  12. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled


  1. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  2. 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  3. Salt
  4. Pepper
  5. Crumbled queso fresco, sliced avocado, sour cream, cilantro leaves and lime wedges, for serving
  1. Make the beans In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic, and cook over moderately high heat until softened, about 8 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce and cumin; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the beans, cilantro and salt and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes.
  2. Make the waffles In a blender, combine the milk, onion, garlic, jalapeño, sugar and salt. Preheat a waffle iron to medium-high and grease with vegetable oil.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the flour with the masa harina and baking powder. Whisk in the eggs, butter and milk mixture until combined. Pour 1/4 cup of the batter into each waffle iron square; close and cook until crisp, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the eggs In a large skillet, heat the butter. Crack the eggs into the skillet and season with salt and pepper; cook over moderate heat, turning once, until whites are set and yolks are slightly runny, about 3 minutes.
  5. Transfer the waffles to plates and top with the beans and fried eggs. Serve, passing the queso fresco, sliced avocado, sour cream, cilantro and lime wedges at the table.