Breakfasts: Cereals, Breads, Waffles: Creamy Banana Walnut Oatmeal

Wake up to this tasty, satisfying bowl of fruit and nut oatmeal that is made with milk instead of water.

Author: Recipe courtesy of 3-A-Day of Dairy - www.3aday.org
Date: January 17, 2013

Serves: 1 person(s)

Preparation Time: 2 mins
Cooking Time: 2 mins

Ingredients:

    1 cup skim milk
    2 packets plain instant oatmeal
    1/2 ripe banana, mashed
    1/2 Tbsp chopped walnuts

Directions:

    In a small pan, combine milk and packets of oatmeal. Over medium-low heat, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until steaming hot, but not boiling. Stir until creamy. Stir in mashed banana. Garnish with walnuts and serve.

Microwave Directions:

    In a small microwaveable bowl, combine milk and packets of oatmeal. Microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes until steaming hot, but not boiling. Stir until creamy. Stir in mashed banana. Garnish with walnuts and serve.

Variations:

    Use 1/2 cup regular quick oats or regular rolled oats instead of instant oatmeal. Allow extra cooking time.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:373 cals
Kilojoules:1,561 kJ
Fat:6.5 g
Carbohydrates:62.1 g
Protein:18.6 g
Cholesterol:5.0 mg
Sodium:291 mg
Saturated Fat:1.3 g
Fiber:7.9 g
Calcium:522.0 mg
Total Sugars:19.6 g

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