Green Tea Granola

Toss a cereal mix that's loaded with flavor: mango, cranberry, cashew, sesame, honey and green tea. Yum!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

6
cups Fiber One™ Honey Clusters® cereal
1
cup cashew halves
1
cup sesame sticks
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup strong brewed green tea (2 bags per 1/2 cup hot water)
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped dried mangoes
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries

  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, cashews and sesame sticks.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, mix brown sugar, tea, honey and oil. Cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until brown sugar is melted. Pour mixture over cereal; toss to coat well. Spread mixture in pan.
  • 3 Bake 30 minutes. Stir well. Bake 10 minutes longer. Stir in mangoes and cranberries. Cool completely in pan, about 1 hour. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats from nuts may help lower blood cholesterol. Since fats are high in calories, keep portions small.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.