Harvest Apple Oatmeal


Harvest Apple Oatmeal

Harvest Apple Oatmeal

Jazz up oatmeal with apples, raisins and cinnamon–what a great way to start the day! Jonathan, Cortland, Gala or Golden Delicious apples are a good choice for this dish, since they retain their shape during cooking.

Yield

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

Apple slices for garnish (optional)
1 cup unsweetened apple juice
1 cup water
1 medium apple, cored and chopped
1 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats
1/4 cup raisins
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation

  1. Combine juice, water and apple in 2-quart microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 3 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time.
  2. Add oats, raisins, salt and cinnamon; stir until well blended.
  3. Microwave on MEDIUM 4 to 5 minutes or until thick; stir before serving. Garnish with apple slices, if desired.

Conventional Directions

To prepare on the stove, bring apple juice, water and apple to a boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in oats, raisins, salt and cinnamon until well blended. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bowl oatmeal
Calories 301
Calories from Fat 9 %
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Carbohydrate 67 g
Fiber 7 g
Protein 6 g
Sodium 154 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2-1/2
Fruit 2

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