A Perfect Pot of Oatmeal

Serves 4 as a main course or 6 to 8 as a side dish

Top this hearty breakfast favorite with any dried or fresh fruit and sweeten with honey, agave nectar or turbinado sugar, if you like. For added flavor and texture, sprinkle ground flaxseed or wheat germ over the top just before serving.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 1/4 cup plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Honey
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Method: 

In a small pot, combine 3 1/2 cups water, oats and yogurt. Cover pot and set aside at room temperature to let soak for 8 hours or overnight.

Bring oatmeal a simmer, covered, over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in salt and continue to simmer, stirring occasionally, until most of the water is absorbed and oats are thick and creamy, about 5 minutes more. Remove pot from heat and set aside, covered, for 5 minutes. Spoon oatmeal into bowls. Top with apples and nuts, drizzle with honey and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:240 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (6g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 9g protein
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