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Apple Cider Oatmeal with Pecans

Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Prep time 2 mins
Cook time 7 mins
Yield Serves: 1
What makes it great: Using apple cider instead of water adds natural sweetness, plus a shot of potassium and iron.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Nutrition Information

  • calories 323
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • sodium 162 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring cider, 1/4 cup water and salt to a boil in a small, heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in oats. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Place pecans in a small, dry skillet over medium heat and cook, stirring, until lightly toasted and fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl. Remove pan with oatmeal from heat; stir in milk. Spoon oatmeal into a bowl, top with pecans and serve.