Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Apricot Honey Oatmeal

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • dash ground cinnamon
  • dash salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oatmeal, uncooked

In heavy saucepan, bring water, apricots, honey, cinnamon and salt to a boil.

Stir in oats; return to a boil.

Reduce heat to medium; cook about 5 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.

Let stand until of desired consistency.

Cook's Tip: If desired substitute raisins, dried peaches or pears, dried cranberries or blueberries, dried apples, dates or diced mixed dried fruit for apricots.

Per 1 cup serving: Calories 190, Total Fat 2g, Carbohydrates 41g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Protein 4g

Yield: 4 servings

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