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Pistachio, Fig, and Saffron Yogurt Oatmeal

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


Serves 1 (serving size: 1 bowl)


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons 2% Greek yogurt
  • Dash of saffron threads
  • 1 tablespoon chopped unsalted pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dried figs
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 283
  • fat 6.9 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • sodium 160 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in oats and dash of salt. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and stir in orange juice and 1 teaspoon honey. Whisk together yogurt and saffron in a bowl. Dollop yogurt on oatmeal; sprinkle with pistachios and figs. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon honey.

Cook's Notes

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