Makes: 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each
Active Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
In this healthy oatmeal recipe, cook apples into your morning oatmeal and you’ll start the day right with whole grains and a serving of fruit.
4 crisp apples, such as Jazz or Pink Lady, divided
1 cup steel-cut oats
4 cups water
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar, divided
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
Shred 2 apples using the large holes of a box grater, leaving the core behind.
Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oats and cook, stirring, until lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Add water and the shredded apples; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, chop the remaining 2 apples.
After the oats have cooked for 10 minutes, stir in the chopped apples, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, cinnamon and salt; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the apples are tender and the oatmeal is quite thick, 15 to 20 minutes more. Divide the oatmeal among 4 bowls. Top each portion with 2 tablespoons yogurt and 3/4 teaspoon brown sugar.
Tips & Notes
Shopping Tip: Choose unbruised, firm apples with smooth skin. Store for up to 4 months in the refrigerator.
Servings Per Recipe 4
Amount Per serving
% Daily values *
2% Total Fat 1g
0% Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
0% Cholesterol 0mg
7% Potassium 234mg
7% Sodium 166mg
15% Total Carbohydrate 46g
16% Dietary Fiber 4g
10% Protein 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrients Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate Equals 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Equals 25g 30g
Recipe by EatingWell.com
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