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Pumpkin oatmeal

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A bowl of pumpkin oatmeal
Serves
Serves:
4
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/4 of prepared recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

3 cups water
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
(see “Tips and Variations” section for homemade version)
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups quick or old-fashioned oatmeal
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup vanilla yogurt
Milk (for serving)

Directions

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water, pumpkin pie spice, and salt to a boil.
  2. Stir in oats. Return to a boil and reduce heat to medium. Cook 1 minute for quick oats or 5 minutes for old-fashioned oats. Most of the liquid should be absorbed. Stir occasionally.
  3. Stir in the pumpkin and brown sugar. Cook 1 minute. Let stand until it is the desired thickness.
  4. Spoon oatmeal into four cereal bowls. Top with yogurt. Serve with milk if preferred.
Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations
  • Make your own pumpkin pie spice mix. Mix together the following spices and store it in an airtight container.
          1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 
          1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 
          1 teaspoon ground ginger 
          3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • If there is leftover pumpkin, freeze it for the next time you make pumpkin oatmeal.
  • If you have leftover oatmeal, layer it with yogurt and fruit to make an easy parfait.
Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 4
Amount per serving
Calories
268
Total Fat
3.7 g
Saturated Fat
1.1 g
Cholesterol
3.1 mg
Sodium
194 mg
Total Carbohydrates
52.7 g
Dietary Fiber
5.6 g
Total Sugar
22.7 g
Protein
9.2 g
Allergens:
Dairy
Wheat
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Time to make
Time to make:
5 minutes preparation; 5-10 minutes cook time
Recipe Credit
Recipe Credit:
University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff
Category
Category:
Breakfast
Special Criteria
Special Criteria:
Vegetarian

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