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Apricot & Coconut Oatmeal

January/February 2014

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This easy oatmeal recipe cooks in just 5 minutes. While this healthy oatmeal recipe calls for coconut and apricots, other dried fruits, such as raisins and cranberries, also are delicious.


Apricot & Coconut Oatmeal

Makes: 1 serving, about 1 cup each

Serving Size: about 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut

Preparation

  1. Combine water, oats and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until creamy, about 5 minutes. Serve topped with apricots and coconut.

Nutrition

Per serving: 242 calories; 7 g fat (4 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 43 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 12 g total sugars; 7 g protein; 7 g fiber; 12 mg sodium; 395 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Magnesium (29% daily value), Iron & Vitamin A (15% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2


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Recipe Categories

Style/Theme
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian
Type of Dish
Main dish, vegetarian
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
1
Main Ingredient
Vegetarian, other
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Breakfast
Publication
January/February 2014
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