Spiced Date Oatmeal
You can prepare this hearty oatmeal in a hurry. And if you don't have dates available, try substituting raisins. Everyone will love this filling dish.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 2 cups apple juice
- 1 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 cups chopped dates
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Dash ground nutmeg
- Shredded coconut, optional
- In a saucepan, bring apple juice to a boil. Stir in oats; cook 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in dates, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with milk and sprinkle with coconut if desired.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 395 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 88g carbohydrate (56g sugars, 8g fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Spiced Date Oatmeal in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook