Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Slow Cooker Hearty Oats and Grains

Slow Cooker Hearty Oats and GrainsIngredients

Cooking spray
3 cups water
2 cups apple cider
1 cup, uncooked, steel-cut oats
1 cup, uncooked, 7-grain blend
1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp salt
1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk, warmed
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 ½ cup sliced apple
½ cup chopped, toasted almonds


Coat the inside of a 6-quart, electric slow cooker (crockpot) with cooking spray. Pour and mix into slow cooker water, apple cider, steel-cut oats, 7 grain blend, ground cinnamon and salt. Stir well.

Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours.

Spoon 2/3 cup oat mixture into each of 8 bowls. Top each with 2 tbsp milk, 2 tsp syrup, 3 tbsp apple and 1 tbsp nuts and enjoy!

Makes 8 servings

Serving size: 1/8th of the dish
Calories: 292
Fat: 7.3 g
Protein: 8 g
Carbohydrate: 53.8 g
Fiber: 5.8 g
Iron: 1.7 mg
Sodium: 162 mg

Recipe courtesy of My Recipes, www.myrecipes.com  
Photo by Iain Bagwell

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