Tropical Mint Oatmeal Tropical Mint Oatmeal

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

Mourning the end of summer break? Let this sunny breakfast cheer you up. Macadamia nuts add filling protein and extra tropical flavour, but any kind of nut will do.

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 5 minutes
  • Portion size 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Overnight Steel-Cut Oatmeal Instructions in method)
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • half mango , peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons toasted macadamia nuts , roughly chopped

Method

In bowl, mix oatmeal with coconut milk; microwave on high for 2 minutes. Stir well. Stir mango with mint; spoon over oatmeal. Sprinkle with macadamia nuts.

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 9 g
  • Sodium 16 mg
  • Sugars 18 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 505
  • Total fat 29 g
  • Potassium 598 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Total carbohydrate 57 g

%RDI

  • Iron 43
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 29
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13
  • Vitamin C 52
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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