Cherry-Hazelnut Oatmeal

Cherry-Hazelnut OatmealRecipe
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
We enjoyed the hearty texture of steel-cut oats, which are often called Irish oats. To make this recipe with regular rolled oats, reduce the water to 4 cups, and simmer 4 minutes or until desired consistency.


6 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 350
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 11.1 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 6.8 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 8.9 g
Carbohydrate 56.1 g
Fiber 6.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 112 mg
Calcium 52 mg


6 cups water
2 cups steel-cut oats (such as McCann's)
2/3 cup dried Bing or other sweet cherries, coarsely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts, toasted and divided
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons toasted hazelnut oil


Combine the first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon nuts, and cinnamon. Place 1 cup oatmeal in each of 6 bowls; sprinkle each serving with 1 teaspoon sugar. Top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoon nuts; drizzle with 1 teaspoon oil.