Savory Mediterranean Oats

Here's a new twist on oatmeal instead of the usual sweet oatmeal dish. It makes a great breakfast for one!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 rounded cup

  • Calories 240
  • Carbohydrate 37 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Fat 5 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Dietary Fiber 6 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 360 mg
  • Potassium 300 mg

This Recipe Serves 1

Ingredients

1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
4 large sun-dried tomato halves, not oil-packed, thinly sliced (do not rehydrate)
Pinch sea salt, or to taste
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1 Tbsp minced fresh chives
3 Tbsp plain fat-free Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil
1 Tbsp crumbled soft goat cheese

Instructions

  1. Bring the broth, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, and pepper to a boil in a small saucepan.
  2. Stir in the oats and chives, and reduce heat to medium. Stir, until the oats are fully cooked, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the yogurt. Adjust seasoning.
  3. Transfer to a bowl, sprinkle with the basil and goat cheese, and serve.

Exchanges/Choices: 2 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fat

From The With or Without Meat Cookbook by Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN

Photo: Savory Mediterranean Oats from The With or Without Meat Cookbook. Cameron Whiteman Photography.

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