Oatmeal Brunch Casserole
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Oats and the soluble fiber that comes with them help moderate blood sugar levels by slowing digestion. They taste great combined with fruits and nuts in this hearty breakfast casserole.



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Ingredients
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    Nonstick cooking spray
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    1   cup 
    fat-free milk
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    1 1/2  teaspoons 
    margarine or butter
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    1/2  cup 
    regular rolled oats
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    1/2  cup 
    chopped apple or pear
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    3   tablespoons 
    dried tart cherries or golden raisins
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    2   tablespoons 
    coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    salt
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    2   teaspoons 
    brown sugar

Directions
1.
Lightly coat a 1-quart casserole with cooking spray; set aside. In a small saucepan bring the milk and margarine to boiling. Slowly stir in oats. Stir in apple, dried cherries, walnuts, vanilla, and salt. Cook and stir until bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Pour into the prepared casserole.
2.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake about 5 minutes more or until bubbly around the edges. Cool slightly. If desired, serve the warm oatmeal with additional milk. Makes 2 servings.
Variation
  • For 4 servings: Prepare as above, except use a 1 1/2-quart casserole and a medium saucepan (in step 1).
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 299, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 2, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 45, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5, fiber (g) 5, sugar (g) 24, pro. (g) 10, vit. A (RE) 0, vit. A (IU) 388.72, vit. C (mg) 2.95, Thiamin (mg) 0.19, Riboflavin (mg) 0.22, Niacin (mg) 0.4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.14, Folate (g) 24.19, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.49, sodium (mg) 248, Potassium (mg) 387, calcium (mg) 181.74, iron (mg) 1.44, Milk () 0.5, Fruit () 1, Starch () 1.5, Fat () 1.5, Carb Choice () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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