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Oatmeal with Prune & Banana Compote

This quick and easy oatmeal recipe is cooked in the microwave and makes a hearty breakfast dish with the addition of a prune and banana Mixture.

Health JULY 2010

  • Yield: 1 serving (1 1/2 cups)
  • Cook time: 5 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes


  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3 dried prunes, chopped
  • 1 banana, diced
  • 1 tablespoon crystallized ginger, chopped


1. Combine milk and oats in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 3 to 5 minutes.

2. Combine plum, banana, and ginger; sprinkle over oatmeal.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbohydrate: 83g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 115mg
  • Resistant starch: 5.2g

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