Heart Healthy Cookbook Apple Oatmeal

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Start your day with the goodness of oatmeal and apples baked into a delightful breakfast!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8

2 2/3
cups old-fashioned oats
1/2
cup raisins
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
4
cups fat-free (skim) milk
2
medium apples or pears, chopped (2 cups)
1/2
cup chopped walnuts
Additional fat-free (skim) milk, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Mix oats, raisins, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and 4 cups milk and the apples in 2-quart casserole.
  • 2 Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until most liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle walnuts over top. Serve with additional milk.

Expert Tips

One serving of this oatmeal provides many nutrients: both soluble and insoluble fiber, iron, calcium, folic acid and that good-for-you fat, Omega-3, from the walnuts! Keep leftovers on hand and reheat for another day.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.