Breakfast Special Oatmeal Breakfast Special Oatmeal

Breakfast Special Oatmeal Author: Gilean Watts and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jodi Pudge Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2016

This hearty bowl is like comfort food, squared. To make this diner-inspired brekkie meatless, substitute a fried egg for the sausage.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 10 minutes
  • Portion size 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Overnight Steel-Cut Oatmeal (Instructions in method)
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 breakfast sausages , cooked and sliced
  • Quartered vine-ripened tomato chopped (about 2 tbsp)
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onion

Method

In bowl, mix oatmeal with 1/4 cup water; microwave on high for 2 minutes. Stir in half of the Cheddar. Top with sausages, tomato, green onion and remaining Cheddar.

Overnight Steel-Cut Oatmeal
In saucepan, melt 1 tsp butter over medium heat; cook 1 cup steel-cut oats, stirring, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add 3 1/2 cups water and 1/4 tsp salt; bring to boil. Turn off heat; cover and let stand until cooled to room temperature, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Refrigerate in airtight container for 8 hours. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.) Microwave on high for 2 minutes before serving. Makes about 4 cups.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sodium 542 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 20 g
  • Calories 440
  • Total fat 21 g
  • Potassium 426 mg
  • Cholesterol 53 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 43 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 17
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 13
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9
  • Vitamin C 8
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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