Berry Good Oatmeal Recipe

  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup mixed dried berries and cherries (red tart cherries, blueberries and strawberries)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 4 teaspoons chopped toasted pecans or walnuts (optional)
  1. Bring 2 cups milk and the salt to boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in dried oats; then stir in dried berries and cherries and cinnamon. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  2. To serve, spoon oatmeal into bowls. Pour 2 tablespoons milk over each serving. Sprinkle with brown sugar and, if desired, nuts.