Savory Oats with Hearty Greens

Savory Oats with Hearty Greens

Serves 3 to 4

This combination of nutty steel-cut oats and earthy greens is a delicious break from sweet breakfasts. You can also dress it up with a drizzle of balsamic, a touch of hot sauce or chopped fresh herbs to serve any time of day as a main dish or side.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1/2 bunch kale or collard leaves, thick stems removed, leaves chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast
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Method: 

Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until softened, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in oats and cook until coated. Add kale a few handfuls at a time, stirring and adding more as the leaves wilt. Stir in 3 cups of water and salt; bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and simmer until oats are soft and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 50 to 60 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, 10 minutes. Serve garnished with Parmesan or nutritional yeast.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:220 calories (60 from fat), 7g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 660mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (6g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 9g protein
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