Jack in the Box offering a breakfast waffle sandwich

Eric Pfeiffer
The Sideshow

Which sounds better for a quick meal, waffles or a breakfast sandwich? Well, there may be a temporary cure for this existential dilemma now that Jack in the Box is offering a breakfast waffle sandwich for a limited time.

The sandwich replaces the traditional bread with two waffles sweetened with maple syrup. And in between, it packs grilled sausage, a fried egg and American cheese.

"Jack in the Box is combining three popular breakfast choices—waffles, egg and our new country-grilled sausage—to create a distinctive, craveable sandwich that is easy to eat on the go," Tracy Dunn, director of menu marketing and promotions for Jack in the Box, said in a press release. "Our new Breakfast Waffle Sandwich is the perfect balance of sweet and savory."

All together, the mini-meal will set you back $2.79 plus tax. And like all of Jack in the Box's dishes, you can order the breakfast item at any time of the day. And if the sandwich alone isn't enough to satisfy your hunger, you can make it part of a larger combo.

According to nutritional info on the Jack in the Box site, the breakfast waffle sandwich contains 479 calories, 33 grams of fat, 11 grams of saturated fat, 1 gram of trans fat, 271 milligrams of cholesterol, 983 milligrams of sodium, 24 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of fiber, 6 grams of sugar, and 19 grams of protein.

That's right, fitness conscious Sideshow readers; it's full of protein! You now have full clearance to wash away your guilt with one of Jack in the Box's bacon shakes.