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Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal

 Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal
My family loves cranberries but we can only get them fresh during the holiday season. This recipe lets us enjoy the tartness of cranberry with the comfort of oatmeal all-year long. —Teena Petrus, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon-sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Stir in oats.
  • Cook 1 minute over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Top servings with
  • cinnamon-sugar, cranberry sauce and walnuts. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 293 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein.