Here, mashed banana lends both sweetness and potassium, while walnuts add omega-3 fatty acids along with an appealing crunch to oatmeal.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 1996

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Recipe Summary

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10 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine milk, water and salt in a medium saucepan; heat until almost boiling. Add oats and cook, stirring, until creamy, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in mashed banana and maple syrup. Divide between 2 bowls, sprinkle with walnuts and serve.

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Tips

Walnuts add omega-3 fatty acids along with an appealing crunch.

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled “gluten-free,” as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

304 calories; protein 10.3g; carbohydrates 53.8g; dietary fiber 5.8g; sugars 20.4g; fat 6.8g; saturated fat 1.6g; cholesterol 6.1mg; vitamin a iu 277.6IU; vitamin c 5.2mg; folate 41mcg; calcium 172.8mg; iron 2.1mg; magnesium 146.4mg; potassium 575.9mg; sodium 131.8mg; thiamin 0.3mg; added sugar 6g.
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 5 stars
05/09/2013
Some of the best oatmeal I've ever had! Read More
Rating: 1 stars
11/05/2011
banana oatmeal walnut cookie Need more info to finalize the recipe. Pros: sounds delish Cons: the recipe doesn't tell what to do ie to bake for how many minutes and size of cookie. Read More
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