Apple Oatmeal

Apple Oatmeal

Servings

4

Calories in serving

282

Ingredients

crisp apples, such as Jazz or Pink Lady, divided 4
steel-cut oats 1 cup
water 4 cups
packed brown sugar, divided 3 tablespoons
ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon
salt ¼ teaspoon
nonfat plain Greek yogurt ½ cup

In this healthy oatmeal recipe, cook apples into your morning oatmeal and you’ll start the day right with whole grains and a serving of fruit.

Instructions

  1. Shred 2 apples using the large holes of a box grater, leaving the core behind.
  2. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oats and cook, stirring, until lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Add water and the shredded apples; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, chop the remaining 2 apples.
  4. After the oats have cooked for 10 minutes, stir in the chopped apples, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, cinnamon and salt; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the apples are tender and the oatmeal is quite thick, 15 to 20 minutes more. Divide the oatmeal among 4 bowls. Top each portion with 2 tablespoons yogurt and 3/4 teaspoon brown sugar.

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