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Maple-Hazelnut Oatmeal

Oxmoor House

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups oatmeal, 1 tablespoon syrup, and 1/2 tablespoon chopped hazelnuts)
The soothing aroma of fresh oatmeal makes this dish the ultimate comfort food. Savor happiness in a bowl with the flavors of brown sugar, cinnamon, and maple syrup topped with chopped hazelnuts and apples.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 Gala apples, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 1 cup uncooked steel-cut oats
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons hazelnuts, chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 358
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 9 g
  • satfat 3.5 g
  • monofat 3.8 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 8.9 g
  • carbohydrate 62 g
  • fiber 5.4 g
  • cholesterol 13 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 226 mg
  • calcium 149 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring milk and 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.

  2. Coat a 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker with cooking spray. Place hot milk mixture, apple, and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in slow cooker; stir well. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours or until oats are tender.

  3. Spoon oatmeal into bowls; top with maple syrup and hazelnuts.

Cook's Notes

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