Toasted Granola

Author: Canadian Living

Flecked with colourful fruit, this crunchy granola is great any time of day. However, top it with ricotta, yogurt or milk and it's a perfect breakfast.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2006

Ingredients

  • 4 cups large-flake rolled oats
  • 1 cup wheat germ
  • 3/4 cups slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cups slivered pecans
  • 3/4 cups unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 3/4 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 3/4 cups liquid honey
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cups chopped dried mangoes
  • 3/4 cups chopped dried papayas
  • 3/4 cups raisins
  • 3/4 cups dried cherries
  • 3/4 cups dried cranberries

Method

In large bowl, combine rolled oats, wheat germ, almonds, coconut and pumpkin seeds. In saucepan, bring honey with oil to boil; pour over oat mixture, tossing to coat. Spread on 2 rimmed baking sheets.

Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven, stirring every 5 minutes, until toasted, about 25 minutes.

Divide mango, raisins and cherries between pans; stir to combine. Let cool; break up any large clusters. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 14 mg
  • Protein 15 g
  • Calories 547.0
  • Total fat 26 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 71 g

%RDI

  • Iron 36.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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