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Caribbean ginger papaya waffles

You could top Caribbean Red® papayas and waffles with maple syrup, but a simple (and quick) no-cook syrup made of agave and ginger adds a savory touch to your breakfast. With papaya, you won't miss the sweetness of the maple syrup.


1/8 cup agave nectar
2 tbs hot tap water
1" piece fresh ginger, sliced thinly (You can leave the skin on.)
1/4 Caribbean Red papaya cut into strips
2-4 frozen waffles

Yield: 2 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes

How to chop Caribbean Red papaya   How to prepare ginger


1. In a small bowl, combine agave nectar, hot tap water and ginger slices. Put aside.
2. Peel the Caribbean Red papaya. Cut the papaya in half lengthwise and discard the seeds. Then cut the halves into quarters. Slice 1 quarter into strips. Refrigerate the remaining three quarters of papaya for another recipe.
3. Toast the waffles. Remove the ginger slices from the syrup.
4. To serve, top the toasted waffles with papaya strips and drizzle with the ginger syrup.

Ginger papaya waffles

Put the fruit in a basket and you have a perfect holiday or hostess gift.

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