Plum Good Breakfast Oatmeal

Prunes, apple and cinnamon dress up old-fashioned oatmeal. Adding an egg makes for an extra nutritious breakfast.


  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup old-fashioned or quick oats
  • 1/2 cup Sun-Maid Pitted Prunes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped apple
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • Directions:

    COMBINE juice, water, oats, prunes, apple, nuts, cinnamon and salt in medium saucepan. BRING to a boil over high heat.
    REDUCE heat and simmer uncovered; stirring occasionally until thickened and water is absorbed, 3 to 5 minutes for old-fashioned oats, 2 to 3 minutes for quick oats.
    WHISK together milk and egg. Stir into hot cereal; simmer and stir for 1 minute.
    SERVE immediately with brown sugar and milk or cream, if desired.

    Makes 2 to 3 servings.

    Nutrients per Serving: Calories 400; Protein 11g; Fat 10g (Sat. Fat 2g); Carbohydrate 66g; Dietary Fiber 7g; Cholesterol 110mg; Sodium 60mg