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Pineapple Oatmeal

Oatmeal for breakfast is a standard item, but I like to mix it up a bit. This version gets some natural sweetness from pinapple juice and tidbits. It is definitely worth trying! —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    3 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Fat-free milk, optional


  • In a large saucepan, bring water, pineapple juice and salt to a boil over medium heat. Stir in oats; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in pineapple, raisins, brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with walnuts. Serve with milk if desired.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup (calculated without milk): 323 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein.

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