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Tropical Fruit and Ginger Oatmeal

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups water
3/4
cup steel-cut oats
2
teaspoons finely chopped gingerroot
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
medium banana, mashed
1
container (6 oz) vanilla low-fat yogurt
1
medium mango, seed removed, peeled and chopped (1 cup)
1/2
cup sliced fresh strawberries
2
tablespoons shredded coconut, toasted
2
tablespoons chopped walnuts

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
18g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

To toast coconut, heat oven to 350° F. Spread coconut in shallow pan. Bake uncovered 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Delicious oatmeal combined with yogurt and fruits are perfect for a tropical breakfast.

To speed cooking time, substitute 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats for steel-cut oats, cooking as directed on oats package.

Directions

  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in oats, gingerroot and salt. Reduce heat; simmer gently uncovered 25 to 30 minutes, without stirring, until oats are tender yet slightly chewy; stir in banana. Divide oatmeal evenly among 4 bowls.
  • 2 Top each serving with yogurt, mango, strawberries, coconut and walnuts. Serve immediately.

Delicious oatmeal combined with yogurt and fruits are perfect for a tropical breakfast.

Rate and Comment

Delicious oatmeal combined with yogurt and fruits are perfect for a tropical breakfast.