Gardein Chicken and Waffles Sammies- Shaw's Simple Swaps 4
Vegan Chick'n & Waffles with Jalapeno Jelly
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins
Step up your game day food with these Chick'n & Waffle Sammies topped with spicy Jalapeno Jelly! Bonus, it's vegan too!
Course: Appetizer, Entree
Cuisine: Sandwich
Servings: 8 sammies
Calories: 150 kcal
Author: Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RD, CLT
  • Jalapeno Jelly
  • 6 oz dried plums
  • 1/4 cup chopped jalapeno peppers seeds included
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup water
  • Sandwich
  • 8 Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders
  • 8 frozen vegan waffles
  • 8 tomato slices
  • 8 red onion slices
  • 8 sprigs of cilantro
  1. In a small pot with a lid, add dried plums, chopped jalapenos, apple cider vinegar, chia seeds and water.
  2. Bring ingredients to a boil, turn down heat to simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Stir occasionally to prevent jelly from settling on the bottom.
  4. Remove from heat and cool in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  5. When ready to use, take out jelly and using an immersion blender or blender cup puree jelly to create a smooth consistency.
  6. This will yield approximately 1 1/4 cups of jelly.
  7. Thirty minutes before you are ready to serve, turn oven on to 430* F.
  8. Once preheated, place Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders on a baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes.
  9. While cooking, place vegan waffles in the toaster on high heat until lightly crispy.
  10. Being assembling sandwiches now.
  11. Cut a waffle in half, lather both sides with 1/2 tablespoon of jelly each.
  12. Place one Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tender on top, adding a slice of tomato, red onion and sprig of cilantro.
  13. Top with remaining waffle slice.
  14. Serve up & enjoy!
Recipe Notes

The vegan waffles I like are Kashi's Gluten Free!

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Chick'n & Waffles with Jalapeno Jelly
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.5g4%
Sodium 300mg13%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.