Quick Multi-Grain Cereal (5-Minute Microwave Method for 1)

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive Prep:
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Cook:
5 min
Yield:
1 main-dish serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking barley
  • 2 tablespoons bulgur
  • 2 tablespoons old-fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Low-fat (1-percent) milk, optional

Directions

In a microwave-safe 1-quart bowl, combine the barley, bulgur, oats and 2/3 cup water. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Stir in the raisins and cinnamon, and microwave 3 minutes longer. Stir, and then top with the walnuts. Serve the cereal with milk, if you like.

Nutritional information per serving: about 265 calories, 8 g protein, 50 g carbohydrate, 6 g total fat (1 g saturated), 7 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 mg sodium

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