Camper's Fruity Oatmeal

Calling all campers. Here's a hearty breakfast to start your day in a delicious way.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 6

3
cups old-fashioned oats
1/2
cup dried cranberries
1/2
teaspoon salt
5
cups water
1
can (15 oz) sliced peaches in syrup, drained
2
tablespoons chopped almonds
Brown sugar, if desired

  • 1 In resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix oats, cranberries and salt.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in oats mixture. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thick and creamy. Stir in peaches (chop if desired) and almonds. Sprinkle with brown sugar.

Expert Tips

Any combination of dried fruit and nuts can be used to make this oatmeal. If you're out picking berries, add those, too!

Pack single-serve coffee bags, tea bags and cocoa mixes for instant camper's drinks. The same hot water can be used to prepare all the beverages.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.